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Confederate (CSV)


Moses J. McKinney

(1837 - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer, he enlisted at age 24 in Alamance County, NC in Company E, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 15 June 1861. He was appointed Corporal 17 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Sergeant on 1 February 1863, then First Sergeant (date not given). He was mortally wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863 and died between 3 and 6 July.

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.


1837 in NC


07/1863; 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. 355 - 373  [AotW citation 6357]