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Confederate (CSV)

Private

David Woodard Peacock

(1838 - 1904)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Wayne County, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 10 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred (in exchange for Private Amaziah Parks) to Company I, 15th North Carolina Infantry on 10 February 1863. He was wounded in the right hand and chest at Bristoe Station, VA on 14 October 1863, and returned to his Company about 30 March 1864. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

He was a farmer in Beulah, Johnston County, NC until at least 1880, and in Georgia by 1900. All 9 of his children were born in Raleigh.

References & notes

Service data from Moore1 and the Historical Data Systems database, with information about Sharpsburg from Wilson2. Life dates and other personal information from family genealogists. Thanks to Great-great-grandson Randy Peacock for further details and for his post-War picture.

Birth

04/10/1838; Wayne County, NC

Death

06/01/1904 Alma, GA; burial in Big Creek Cemetery, Bacon County, GA

Notes

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. 1, pg. 577  [AotW citation 10063]

2   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 10064]