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Confederate (CSV)


Isaac Patrick O'Neil

(1835 - 1878)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 25 year old brickmaker from Rowan County, he enlisted as a Private in Company K of the 4th North Carolina Infantry on 30 May 1861 at New Bern.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was briefly a prisoner at Fort Delaware, sent to Aiken's Landing, VA on 2 October for exchange, and was formally exchanged on 10 November. He was detailed as a teamster for much or all of 1864 and was paroled on 13 April 1865 at Lynchburg, VA.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 via fold3, and the Roster.2 Personal details from family genealogists.

He married Mary Elizabeth Carper (1835-) in June 1858 and they had two sons, James M and Walter Lee O'Neil (1872-1930).


01/05/1835; Burke County, NC


08/02/1878; Salisbury, NC


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 27632]

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 27633]