Jesse PotterHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company E, 61st North Carolina Infantry, but never reported for duty with that unit. He enlisted in Company D, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 28 April 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded at the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864. Captured at Fort Stedman, VA on 25 March 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service details from Company D muster data posted online by Tom Sutton, Jr.
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9883]
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