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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Andrew Kepley

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 24 year old farmer in Davidson County, he mustered as Private, Company E, 13th North Carolina Infantry on 16 July 1862 in Wake County.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died in a hospital in Shepherdstown, VA (now WV) on 7 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran,1 which has him as A. Kepley. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database, which has his age as 15 at enlistment. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

02/14/1838; Lexington, NC

Death

10/07/1862; 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 5105]

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 19197]