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Confederate (CSV)


Alexander Watson Wells

(c. 1832 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 29, from Wilson County, he mustered as Private, Company B, 2nd North Carolina Infantry on 29 May 1861 in Wilson County.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 5 October 1862 in Mt. Jackson, VA.

References & notes

Service and other details from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database, who have him as Watson Wells. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1832; Nash County, NC


10/05/1862; Mt. Jackson, VA; burial in Our Soldiers Cemetery, Mount Jackson, VA


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 19125]