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Confederate (CSV)


Arnold Thelbert Baldree

(1828 - 1904)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Pitt County, he enlisted there on 15 July 1862 as Private, Company D, 3rd North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in his left thigh in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 15 October and transferred out to a hospital in Baltimore on 9 February 1863. He was sent on to Fort McHenry on 14 or 15 February and was paroled and exchanged at City Point, VA, and in a hospital in Petersburg, VA by 18 February. He was furloughed in March and absent to at least April 1863 with no further military record.

After the War

In 1880 he was a sawyer in Contentnea, Pitt County.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Delitha Byrd (1832-1895) in September 1853 and they had 9 children.

His brother Elias died of his Sharpsburg wound on 17 November 1862.


09/13/1828; Pitt County, NC


06/03/1904; Winterville, NC; burial in Bethany FWB Church, Winterville, NC


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 25906]