Benjamin Franklin Nunn(1838 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted on 27 June 1861 as Private in Company D. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant on 21 February and First Lieutenant on 22 April 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
In command of Company D, 27th North Carolina Infantry at Sharpsburg, and wounded in the neck there in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds in North Carolina on 3 December 1862 at age 24.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Service details from Company D muster data posted online by Tom Sutton, Jr. Death information from his obituary in The Raleigh Standard of 7 January 1863.
|Birth Date: 03/17/1838 Place of Birth: Lenoir County, NC |
Death Date: 12/03/1862 Death Place: Pink Hill, Lenoir County, NC
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9870]
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