(1836 - 1871)
Home State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
From Tarboro, he was commissioned 1st Lieutenant in Company A (Capt. JL Bridgers) of the Bethel (original First) Regiment, NCST as it organized in April 1861 for six-month service. After Bethel, on 7 September 1861, he was promoted to Captain of the Company. The regiment mustered out of service on 12 November.
On the Campaign
By Sharpsburg he commanded the first iteration of Company G of the 40th Regiment (3rd Artillery) - a battery of light artillery. His was the only Company of the regiment to fight outside of North Carolina. Colonel Manning's report notes that Lloyd's battery lost a 6-pounder and two caissons on the Campaign.
The rest of the War
After the War
"[17 Nov 1871] The lodge [Concord Lodge, no. 58, ancient, free and accepted Masons, Tarboro, North Carolina] repaired to the residence of our deceased brother and escorted the body to the grave where it was interred with the proper Masonic honors."
References & notes
01/09/1836; Bertie County, NC
1 Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 1, pp. 77, 113, 118, 544, 577 [AotW citation 1040]
2 Turner, Joseph Kelly, and John Luther Bridgers, History of Edgecombe County, North Carolina, Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., 1920, pp. 200-201 [AotW citation 1041]
3 Fleming, Monika S., Edgecombe County: Along the Tar River, Charleston (SC): Arcadia Publishing, 2003, pg. 65 [AotW citation 1042]