38th Regiment Co. E Casualties from 17 December, 1861 Through Gettysburg








Company E, 38th N.C. Regiment
Casualties from 17 December, 1861 Through Gettysburg

Fayetteville Observer, November2, 1863

Near Orange Court House, Va., Sept. 28

Messrs. Editors:

I send you for publication the following deaths in Company E, 38th N.C. 
Regiment, from the 17th December, 1861, at which time we left our pleasant 
homes and firesides to drive the invading foe from our soil, up to this time; 
have succeeded in driving them from twelve bloody fields, viz.:  Mechanicsville, 
Cold Harbor, Frazierís Farm, Cedar Run, Manassas, Ore Hill, Harperís Ferry, 
Sharpsburg, Shepherdstown, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg.

Up to this time, 27 of them have left us, hear no more the bursting of shells 
and the whistling of minie balls.  

John Cranch was the first one to leave us, he died at Camp Mangum, near 
Raleigh on (date illegible) January, 1862.

E.N. Kelly, T. Garrett and Alexander McKay all died at Camp Mangum in January 
of 1862.

H.C. Morgan died Feb. 7, 1862

E. McDonald, Weldan, 27th Feb., 1862

Richard D. Bounds, Richmond, 26th June, 1862

George Foard, Richmond, 27th June, 1862

Lt. M.T. Covington, killed at Ellisonís Mills, Va., 26th June, 1862

M.V.B. Covington, killed at Ellisonís Mills, June 26, 1862

James T. Bostick, June 26

Erin(?) Kelly, wounds, died at hospital in Richmond 28th June, 1862

H. McCaskill, wounds, Richmond, 29th June, 1862

N.T. Baldwin, wounds, Richmond, 1st July, 1862

Alexander McInnis, Danville, 18th September, 1862

Corp. W.T. Covington, at home in Richmond County, N.C., 30th Sept., 1862

1st Sgt. A.G. Dawkins, Winchester, 27th October, 1862

J.B. Webb, near Barryville, 4th November, 1862

Corp. N.T. Bowden, Winchester, 20th November, 1862

James M. Law, small pox, Richmond, (no date given)

B.R. Harris, at home in Richmond Co., N.C., 12th March, 1863

Wm. J. Hutchinson, killed at Chancellorsville, 3rd May, 1863

Capt. D.G. McRae(?), killed at Chancellorsville, 3rd May, 1863

D.R. McInnis, died at Camp Gregg, 26th May, 1863

John B. Cranch, Richmond County, N.C., 18th June, 1863

Council Wallis, Guineaís Station, 31st May, 1863

Corp. W.T. Tyson, wounds received at Gettysburg, 1st July, 1863

E.S. Garrett, Sgt., Company E



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