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Confederate (CSV)


John C. Freeman

(1840 - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at age 21 in Alamance County, NC in Company E, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 15 June 1861. He was wounded in action at Malvern Hill, VA on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded for the third time, at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863 and captured in a hospital there, where he died of his wound on 21 August 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Iobst1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.




08/21/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, 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. 347 - 357  [AotW citation 6352]