James N. Faucett(c. 1842 - )
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 19 in Company G on 4 August 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the thigh in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He returned to his Company on 1 January 1863 and was captured in action on 14 October 1863 at Bristoe Station, VA. He was held initially at the Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC, and transferred on 27 October 1863 to Point Lookout, MD. He was paroled on 10 February 1865 and exchanged on 14 February 1865 at Cox's Landing, VA. He surrendered with his unit on 09 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA.
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.
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9970]
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 10032]
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