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Confederate (CSV)


Augustus Madison Daniel Kennedy

(1830 - 1876)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 30 year old farmer at Olin in Iredell County, NC. He enlisted as 5th Sergeant of Company C, 4th North Carolina Infantry on 13 June 1861 in Statesville. He was 2nd Sergeant by December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured at Boonesboro, MD on 15 September 1862 - the day following the regiment's fight at Fox's Gap on South Mountain.

The rest of the War

He was a prisoner at Fort Delaware by about 15 September, paroled and sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange on 2 October, and declared exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant of his Company on 12 March 1863 and may have been promoted to First Lieutenant on 1 July. He was captured again, on 2 April 1865 at Petersburg, VA, briefly held at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, DC, then sent on to Johnson's Island, OH on 9 April. He took an oath of allegiance and was released on 18 June 1865.

After the War

In 1870 he was a farmer at Powell in Craighead County, Arkansas.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 via fold3 and the Roster.2 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860 and 1870; his birth date also seen as 16 September 1830.

He married Martha "Patsy" Biles (1834-1915) in July 1853 and they had as many as 9 children.


04/15/1830 in NC


10/06/1876; Paragould, AR


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27537]

2   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 27538]