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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin Franklin Nunn

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the 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 rest of the War

Died of wounds in North Carolina on 3 December 1862 at age 24.

References & 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.


03/17/1838; Lenoir County, NC


12/03/1862; 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]