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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph T. Powers

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 24 year old wagoner from South Carolina, he mustered as Private, Company D, 20th North Carolina Infantry on 26 April 1861 in Columbus County.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He lost his right eye and was deafened, and was discharged for wounds on 29 November 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1837; Marion District, SC


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 19267]