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Confederate (CSV)

Private

J. R. Edwards

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 20, from Anson County, he mustered as Private, Company F, 2nd North Carolina Infantry on 15 August 1862 in Wake County.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died, date not given, in Shepherdstown, VA.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran,1 which has him as J.E. Edwards. Service and other details from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

c. 1842

Death

Date not known; Shepherdstown, VA; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV

Notes

1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 5077]

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 19101]