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Confederate (CSV)


Richard Pendleton

(c. 1815 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 45 year old farmer with a small place at Franklinton in Franklin County, NC. He enlisted there as a Private in Company E, 15th North Carolina Infantry on 4 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was listed as absent without leave after 14 September on muster rolls to October 1863, then as "killed or missing." He was added to the regiment's (undated) Honor Roll, supposed killed, noted as "not heard from since the battle of South Mountain." There is no later military record.

References & notes

Service information from Moore1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.

He married Delia Althea Paschall (1821-1880) in November 1841 and they had 7 children; the youngest, Emily, born in March 1861.


c. 1815 in NC


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD


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. 1, pp. 560 - 563  [AotW citation 7499]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27744]