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Confederate (CSV)


Ricks H. Joyner

(c. 1830 - 1865)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 32 year old farmer at Dortches in Nash County, he was conscripted as Private, Company D, First North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862 in Raleigh.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent due to his Sharpsburg wound to February 1864 and afterward listed as absent without leave until October 1864, when he was back with his Company. He died, cause not given, in Richmond, VA on 10 March 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Roster 1 and his Compiled Service Records, online from fold3, both as Rix Joyner, age 28 at conscription. Personal details from family genealogists and the 1860 US Census. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

His mother was Mourning Ricks Joyner (1799-1841). He married Ann Eliza Batchelor (1836-1920) in January 1854 and they had 6 children. He may have been known as "Jolly", and also had a son of that name (1862-1926).


c. 1830; Nash County, NC


03/10/1865; Richmond, VA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, 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 26311]