David L. Wilson(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 20th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Duplin County, he enlisted in Company E, 20th North Carolina Infantry on 27 April 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds at Dudley Depot on 21 November 1862 at age 22.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service data from Moore1, who has his middle initial as T. Further details from his death notice in the Fayetteville Observer of 19 January 1863, transcribed by Myrtle Bridges on NC GenWeb.
Death Date: 11/21/1862 Death Place: Dudley Depot, NC
1 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 2, pg. 159 [AotW citation 10036]
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