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Confederate (CSV)


Spencer Phelps

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 48th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 24 year old "hireling" (wage laborer) in Davidson County, he enlisted on 3 March 1862 and mustered as Private, Company H, 48th North Carolina Infantry on 22 April.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Harpers Ferry, VA on 20 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Moore1 and Manarin et al. 2


c. 1828; Davidson County, NC


09/20/1862; Harpers Ferry, VA


1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 3, pp. 384 - 386  [AotW citation 6535]

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-  [AotW citation 25358]