William A. Blount(1839 - 1911)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Medical
Unit: 1st North Carolina Cavalry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a practicing physician in Pitt County before the War. He enrolled as Assistant Surgeon of the First North Carolina Cavalry in January 1862. He was captured in action at New Bern, and tended POWs in Washington DC to about 1 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was with his regiment on the Maryland Campaign.
The remainder of the War:
He was promoted to Surgeon in April 1864, and served to the surrender at Appomattox Court House in April 1865.
After the War:
He returned to his practice in Washington, NC.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Biographical information and his presence in Maryland from the Military History1. Details from his death notice in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Volume 57 (1912).
|Place of Birth: Washington, NC |
College: University of New York Medical School Graduating Year: 1860
Death Date: 06/22/1911 Death Place: Washington, NC
1 Evans, Clement Anselm, editor, Confederate Military History, 12 Volumes, Atlanta: The Confederate Publishing Company, 1899, Vol. 4, pg. 392 [AotW citation 10095]
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