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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph R. Herring

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old farmer in Wayne County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 2nd North Carolina Infantry on 27 May 1861 in Wayne County. He was promoted to Corporal on 7 January 1862 and to Sergeant on 15 June 1862.

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.


c. 1840


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 19115]