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Confederate (CSV)


Wesley Curry Lashley

(1840 - 1897)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer, he enlisted at age 20 in Charlotte, NC in Company F, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 28 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864. He was held at Point Lookout, MD until paroled and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 28 March 1865. He was paroled at War's end at Raleigh on 23 May 1865.

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.


1840; Orange (later Alamance) County, NC


1897; Durham, NC; burial in Mount Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Bahama, 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. 376 - 388  [AotW citation 6366]