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Confederate (CSV)


James Monroe Shepherd

(c. 1827 - 1922)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Orange County, he enlisted at age 34 in Company C, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 1 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured in action at Falling Waters, MD on 14 July 1863 and confined at the Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC. He took the Oath of Allegiance in March 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Iobst1. His gravesite is on Findagrave - his replacement stone probably has the wrong birth year. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. Further service data from the Roster2.


c. 1827


03/04/1922; burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, NC


1   Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, pp. 320 - 335  [AotW citation 6333]

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-, Vol. IV  [AotW citation 10049]