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Confederate (CSV)


Armstrong Tate

(1840 - 1897)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A student, he enlisted at age 21 in Charlotte, NC in Company F, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 28 May 1861. He was mustered as 3rd Sergeant.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to First Sergeant on 1 April 1863, and was again wounded, in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 4 May 1863. He was captured in action at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863 and held at Point Lookout, MD until paroled at Coxes Wharf, James River, VA on 20 or 21 February 1865. Paroled at Greensboro, NC on 25 May 1865.

After the War

He was Clerk of the Alamance Superior Court.

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.


07/01/1840; Alamance County, NC


01/22/1897; Alamance County, NC; burial in Linwood Cemetery, Graham, 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 6369]