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Confederate (CSV)


William Couch

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 23 year old farmer in Orange County, he enlisted as Private, Company F, First North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863, was a prisoner at Fort Delaware, then transferred to Point Lookout, MD on 15 November. He took an oath of allegiance on 24 January 1864 and enlisted in Company A of the First US Volunteers.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1


c. 1839; Orange County, 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 26286]