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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph Henry Hyman

(1835 - 1901)

Home State: North Carolina

Education: University of North Carolina, Class of 1855

Command Billet: Company Officer

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was from Edgecombe County, and was commissioned Captain of Company G of the 13th Regiment on 1 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was in command at Sharpsburg on 17 September in place of Lieutenant Colonel Ruffin, who had been wounded on South Mountain on the 14th.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Major of the Regiment on 15 October 1862, and to Lieutenant Colonel (to date from 6 March 1863). He was promoted to Colonel of the Regiment in June 1863 after Colonel Scales was made Brigadier General (dated 13 January 1863). He was wounded in action on 1 July of that year at Gettysburg in command of the Regiment. He was with the unit through the rest of the War to the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse on 9 April 1865.

References & notes

Service history from Moore's Roster1.


03/24/1835; Edgecombe, NC


02/06/1901; Stephenville, TX; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, TX


1   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, pp. 471, 494  [AotW citation 1039]