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Confederate (CSV)


Wesley Hudspeth

(? - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Corporal 1 September 1861 in Company B, 23rd North Carolina Infantry. Commissioned Captain, 10 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Killed in action at Chancellorsville, VA 3 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Nixon1. Further details from Clark2.


5/03/1863; Chancellorsville, VA


1   Nixon, Alfred, and WJ Hoke Camp, UCV, Roster of Confederate Soldiers ... Lincoln County, North Carolina, Lincolnton (NC): Journal Print, 1905, pg. 22  [AotW citation 12268]

2   Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. II, pg. 183  [AotW citation 12280]