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Confederate (CSV)


Moses Gordy

(1830 - 1864)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 46th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer, he enlisted in the Randolph Rangers - soon Company G of the 46th Infantry - on 12 March 1862, from Randolph County.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, and captured.

The rest of the War

By 15 October he was at No. 5 General Hospital at Frederick, MD. He was paroled through Fortress Monroe, VA and treated at Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, VA. He returned to his Company in December 1862. He was killed in action on 4 May 1864 in the Wilderness, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from Moore1. Further details from family genealogist Mack Gordy on Moses' father's gravesite on Findagrave.


1830; Randolph County, NC


05/04/1864; The Wilderness, 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. 3, pp. 313 - 315  [AotW citation 12804]