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Confederate (CSV)


James Knight

(? - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company F on 16 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action on 17 September 1862, and was probably captured in action at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Held at Fort Delaware, DE where he died on 20 November 1863 of disease.

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. The US Department of Veterans Affairs has his death date as 16 April 1865.


11/20/1863; Pea Patch Island, DE; burial in 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, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII  [AotW citation 9956]