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Confederate (CSV)


Elbert Thomas Riddick

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as First Sergeant, Company F on 16 May 1861. Elected First Lieutenant on 22 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the thigh and head in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 16 November 1862 in Charlestown, VA at age 23.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service data from the Roster2: Company F transcribed and posted on NCGenWeb by Robert E. Stokley. Death detail from a notice in the North Carolina Standard of 22 December 1862.


c. 1839; Gates County, NC


11/16/1862; Charlestown, VA


1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9918]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII  [AotW citation 9942]