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Confederate (CSV)


Ransom Jones Hinnant

(1841 - 1891)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old farmer in Johnston County, he enlisted as Private, Company C, First North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862 in Wake County.

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 and held at Fort Delaware until October, when he was sent to Point Lookout, MD. He took an oath of allegiance on 26 January 1864 and was released to enlist in Company D, First US Volunteer Infantry.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/13/1841; Johnston County, NC


05/09/1891; Williamsburg County, NC; burial in Grenoch Cemetery, Gourdin, 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 26302]