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Confederate (CSV)


J. A. Lawrence

(c. 1831 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 31 year old farmer in Wake County, he was conscripted as Private, Company G, First North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862 in Raleigh.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Richmond from 26 September until furloughed home for 20 days on 14 November 1862. He was afterward listed as absent without leave into February 1863 but was back with his Company by April. He was wounded (place and date not given) and in a hospital in May but back on duty in July and to at least December 1864. He was captured or deserted to the enemy about 18 March 1865, was in Washington, DC and on a list of "refugees and rebel deserters" on 24 March, and provided transportation to New Bern, NC.

References & notes

His service from the Roster 1 and his Compiled Service Records, online from fold3.


c. 1831


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 26314]