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Confederate (CSV)


Napoleon B. Rochelle

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 25, from Onslow County, he enlisted there on 30 May 1861 as Private, Company D, 3rd North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 and was captured.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 27 September 1862, probably in a US field hospital near the battlefield.

References & notes

His service from Moore1 and the Roster.2


c. 1836; Onslow County, NC


09/27/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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. 94 - 97  [AotW citation 6057]

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 25939]