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Confederate (CSV)


Duncan A. Blue

(1841 - 1918)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From a farming family, he enlisted in Company C, 35th North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was present with his Company at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Orderly Sergeant (unknown date) and 2nd Lieutenant, but was captured in action before serving at that rank. He was captured at Petersburg, VA on 17 June 1864 and held at Pt. Lookout, MD and Elmira, NY until released in October 1864. He did not rejoin the regiment.

After the War

He was in the turpentine distilling business in NC.

References & notes

Biographical information and his presence at Sharpsburg from the Military History1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.


10/24/1841; Moore County, NC


08/27/1918; burial in Union Presbyterian Cemetery, Carthage, NC


1   Evans, Clement Anselm, editor, Confederate Military History, 12 Volumes, Atlanta: The Confederate Publishing Company, 1899, Vol. 4, pp. 392, 393  [AotW citation 10096]