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Confederate (CSV)


Henry H. Turner

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, he was conscripted into service as a Private in Company C, 4th North Carolina Infantry on 10 August 1862.

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 died, probably of disease, at Winchester, VA on 25 November 1862.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 via fold3 and the Roster.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

There were at least 10 young Turners in the 4th North Carolina Infantry.


c. 1840; Iredell County, NC


11/25/1862; Winchester, VA; burial in Massanutten Cemetery, Woodstock, VA


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 27545]

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 27546]