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Confederate (CSV)


Orrin A. Watson

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A clerk living in Orange County, he enlisted at age 19 in the Orange Guards (later Company G, 27th North Carolina Infantry) on 20 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Service details from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database and the Roster2. His name also seen as Orin A. Watson, as in his membership in the congragation of the New Hope church, Orange County, NC.


c. 1842


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9965]

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 10055]