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Confederate (CSV)


Eli S. Rhyne

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 49th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 23 year old farmer at Erasmus in Gaston County, NC. He enlisted at Dallas, NC on 10 May 1862 as a Private in Company H, 49th North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was sent to a hospital in Front Royal, VA on 26 October and died there of his wounds on 7 November 1862.

References & notes

His service from Moore1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.

He married Emily Frances Stroup (later Robinson, c. 1838-1922) in 1857 and they had son Malcolm Albertus Rhyme (1859-1933).


c. 1838; Gaston County, NC


11/07/1862; Front Royal, VA


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. III,, pp. 414 - 419  [AotW citation 12332]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 30263]