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Confederate (CSV)


Lorenzo D. Whittington

(c. 1840 - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old farmer on his father's place at Wilkesboro 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 in action near Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 20 September near Keedysville, MD. He was mortally wounded at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863 and died in a hospital in Richmond, VA on 11 June 1863.

References & notes

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


c. 1840; Wilkes County, NC


06/11/1863; Richmond, 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 26016]