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Confederate (CSV)


Daniel Byrd

(? - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Johnston County, he enlisted in Company C, 5th North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Frederick, MD on 1 January 1863 (or 8 October 1862). He was originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick" - likely Mt. Olivet. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874, but possibly still at Mt. Olivet.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who lists him as Daniel Bird. Listed also by Farino and Pearcey2, with death date in October. Service data from Moore3 and the Roster.4 His stones at Mt Olivet are on Findagrave.


01/01/1863; Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4561]

2   Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 5069]

3   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 166  [AotW citation 9782]

4   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 24770]