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W.E. Newlin

W.E. Newlin

Confederate (CSV)


William E. Newlin

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Alamance County, he was an alumnus of the Hillsborough Military Academy and served as a Confederate drillmaster before he was old enough to enlist. On 15 July 1862, then age 18, he mustered as Private, Company B, First North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service and other details from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His memorial is on Findagrave, source also of his picture, from a photograph of unknown provenance.


c. 1844


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19065]