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mortally wounded in last assault at Petersburg, 1865; Abram Wimbish
Poindexter, Richmond, Va., A.B., 1860, Captain Co. K., 26th Va. Inf.,
killed battle of the Crater, July 30, 1864; William Jordan Poindexter,
Halifax Co., Va., 1860-61, killed on Peninsular Campaign, 1861;
Oliver Hazard Perry Prince, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1834-35, Capt. 41st
Ala. Infantry., killed by cannon ball in battle of Chickamauga, 1863;
Edgar Justin Purefoy, Wake Co., 1861-62, killed June 18, 1864,
Petersburg; John Sanders, Sumter District, S. C., 1853-54, killed in
action, January, 1862; Asa Philander Slade, Hyde Co., 1854-55, killed
on front of Richmond, 1864; Jesse Franklin Slade, Rockingham Co.,
1837-38, killed July 1, 1863, Gettysburg; Thomas McGehee Smith,
Milton, 1850-51, Major, 45th N. C. Inf., killed in battle, near
Richmond, 1864; William Marcellus Thompson, Wake Co., 1846-49,
Lieut., killed June 27, 1862, in battle of Gaines's Mill; Hufham W.
Walker, New Hanover Co., 1856-58, killed in battle September 17,
1862; Thomas Edward Watson, Bertie Co., 1847-49, killed in battle
of Corinth, 1862; John Eli Wilkins, Darlington District, S. C., 1859-
61, mortally wounded before Petersburg, 1864.
Those who died from disease in the Civil War were: Benjamin
James Blount, Nash Co., 1854-55, captured at Gettysburg and died at
Johnson's Island, December 20, 1863; Cornelius Tyson Burroughs,
Orange Co., 1854-55, died 1863; David Sylvester Davis, Hyde Co.,
1855-57, Capt. Co. C, 66th N. C. Inf., Major of regiment, 1864, Lieut.
Colonel (North Carolina Regiments. The General Catalogue, says
that Major Davis died in army hospital in 1864, evidently a mistake as
to date, if not altogether a mistake); John M. Dockery, Richmond Co.,
1844-48, died in Army in 1865; Alonzo Harris Dunn, Wake County,
A.B., 1862, died 1861; Nicholas Dixon Fennell, New Hanover Co.,
1847-53, in Ala. regiment, died Sept. 20,1862; David William Fort,
Wake Co., 1835-36, died 1864; David Godbold, Marion District, S.
C., 1858-60, died at Richmond, November 26,1861; Brantley Jones
Hackney, Chatham Co., 1850-55, died in C. S. Army, 1861; John
Randolph Kelly, Columbus Co., A.B., 1860, died March 28, 1864 at
Ocala, Florida;
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