(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
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.
12/26/1862; Clinton, NC