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Confederate (CSV)


Clarkson W. Myers

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 20 year old farmer in Davidson County, he mustered as Private, Company B, 14th North Carolina Infantry on 27 April 1861 in Davidson County. He was promoted to Corporal on 28 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the abdomen and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 17 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from the Mt Olivet burial list,1 which has him as Clarkston W. Myers. Pruitt has him at Hagerstown as Pvt G.W. Myers. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1841; Davidson County, NC


10/17/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD


1   Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 5125]

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 19190]