David Woodard Peacock(1838 - 1904)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a member of Company K, 27th North Carolina Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the shoulder in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He transferred to Company I, 15th North Carolina Infantry on 10 February 1863. He was wounded at Bristoe Station, VA on 14 October 1863, and 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, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from Moore1, with information about Sharpsburg from Wilson2. Life dates and details from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 04/10/1838 Place of Birth: Wayne County, NC |
Death Date: 06/01/1904 Death Place: Alma, GA Burial Place: Big Creek Cemetery, Bacon County, GA
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]
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