Thomas Byrd Whitted(c. 1838 - 1907)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from the Roster1.
1 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 10056]
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