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Confederate (CSV)


John B. Byrd

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, from New Hanover County, he enlisted there on 6 June 1861 as Private, Company H, 3rd North Carolina Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal about 15 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds at Mount Jackson, VA on 24 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Moore1 and the Roster.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1839


09/24/1862; Mount Jackson, VA; burial in Our Soldiers Cemetery, Mount Jackson, VA


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. 99 - 102  [AotW citation 6088]