James Knight(? - 1863)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company F on 16 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was reported missing in action on 17 September 1862, and was probably captured in action at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Held at Fort Delaware, DE where he died on 20 November 1863 of disease.
References, Sources, and other 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. The US Department of Veterans Affairs has his death date as 16 April 1865.
Death Date: 11/20/1863 Death Place: Pea Patch Island, DE Burial Place: Finns Point National Cemetery, Salem, NJ
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9936]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 18 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII [AotW citation 9956]
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