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Confederate (CSV)


George H. Draughon

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Sampson County, he enlisted in Company A, 30th North Carolina Infantry on 20 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He died in Clinton, NC on 26 December 1862 at age 20 ...

Having encountered the dangers and toils of the battles of Mechanicsville, Coal [sic[ Harbor and Malvern Hill, around Richmond, the toilsome march from Richmond to Maryland, and there undergoing the labor and hardships of a soldier's life in the battles of South Mountain and Sharpsburg, with[out] a single blemish to his person or character, he has at last fallen a victim to disease so usually contracted in camp, and now sleeps in his quiet grave.

References & notes

Basic service information from Moore1, who lists him as George H. Draughan. The quote above from his death notice in the Fayetteville Observer of 26 January 1863, transcribed by Myrtle Bridges on NC GenWeb.


c. 1842


12/26/1862; Clinton, NC


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. 2, pg. 504  [AotW citation 10037]