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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph Alexander Price

(1836 - 1920)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 24 year old farmer on his father's place in Wilkes County, he enlisted in Wake County and mustered as Private, Company B, First North Carolina Infantry on 31 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured at Frederick, MD on 12 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was held at Fort Delaware, sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange on 2 October, and was formally exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was wounded by a gunshot in June 1864 and furloughed home, was back on duty by December, but was wounded again about 16 December 1864. He was captured at Petersburg, VA on 3 April 1865 and was in the prison on Hart's Island in New York Harbor until he took the oath of allegiance and was released on 17 June 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/1836 in NC


03/10/1920; Buckner, Louisa County, VA; burial in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Boomer, 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 26012]