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Confederate (CSV)


Freeland Sutton

(1833 - 1907)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 29, from Alamance County, he was conscripted as Private, Company E, 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, wounded, to the end of 1862 but back with his Company by February 1863. He was wounded again, by a gunshot at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863, his his right arm was amputated, and he was furloughed home on 18 June. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 5 May 1865.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1900 he was a farmer with Tickle family neighbors at Boon's Station, Alamance County, NC.

References & notes

His service from the Roster 1 and his Compiled Service Records, online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1870-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Elizabeth Matilda Tickle (1835-1916) and they had 7 children between 1862 and 1879.




01/14/1907; burial in Bethlehem Christian Church Cemetery, Altamahaw, 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 26337]