Joab Newsom(c, 1 - )
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company K on 15 May 1862 at age 26.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the arm in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted to 3rd Corporal about 30 September 1862 and later promoted to 1st Corporal. Deserted on 22 February 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1.
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 10086]
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