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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Thomas Byrd Whitted

(c. 1838 - 1907)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A clerk in Orange County, he enlisted at age 23 in the Orange Guards (later Company G, 27th North Carolina Infantry) on 20 April 1861 as Corporal. He was promoted to Sergeant on 19 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He returned to his Company on 1 November 1862. He was again wounded in action on 5 May 1864 at the Wilderness, VA. He was reduced to Private on 15 November 1864 and paroled with his unit on 15 May 1865 in Greensboro, NC.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster1.

Birth

c. 1838

Death

1907

Notes

1   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 10056]