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Confederate (CSA)


Frederick Philips

(1838 - 1905)

Home State: North Carolina

Education: St. James College, U of North Carolina

Command Billet: Adjutant

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a lawyer in Tarboro before the War. He was commissioned Lieutenant, Company I, 15th North Carolina Infantry on 22 May 1861. He was appointed Adjutant of the 30th North Carolina Infantry on 5 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was again wounded in action, in the thigh at Kelly’s Ford, VA on 7 November 1863. He was promoted Captain and Quartermaster (QM) of the 30th North Carolina on 22 January 1864. He transferred as Acting QM to General Cox's staff on 8 March 1865.

After the War

He was later Mayor of Tarboro, a judge, and an insurance agent.

References & notes

Service from Krick.1. He helped mark CSA positions on Sharpsburg battlefield.


06/14/1838; near Battleboro, NC


01/14/1905; Tarboro, NC; burial in Calvary Episcopal Churchyard, Tarboro, NC


1   Krick, Robert E.L., Staff Officers in Gray; A Biographical Register of the Staff Officers in the Army of Northern Virginia, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003, pg. 242  [AotW citation 17570]