George S. Mobley

George Sylvester Mobley
Company A  43rd Regt.

Born in Onslow County and resided in Duplin County where he was by occupation
a farmer prior to enlisting in Duplin County at age 18, March 8, 1862.  Present
or accounted for until wounded in the right hand at Charles Town, West Virginia,
on or about August 21, 1864.  Reported absent wounded and disabled through 
February, 1865.

From North Carolina Troops 1861 - 1865 A Roster Vol. 10 page 302

George S. Mobley (First_Last) 
Regiment Name 43 North Carolina Infantry. 
Side Confederate  
Company  A  
Soldier's Rank_In  Private  
Soldier's Rank_Out  Private  
Alternate Name   
Film Number M230 roll 27 

43rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 

43rd Infantry Regiment was assembled at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina, in 
March, 1862. Its members were from counties in Mecklenburg, Wilson, Halifax, Edgecombe, 
Warren, and Anson. During the war the 43rd was assigned to General Daniel's, Hoke's, and 
Grimes' Brigade. It fought in the Seven Days' Battles and saw action at Goldsboro, Gettysburg,
Plymouth, Drewry's Bluff, and Cold Harbor. The regiment was then involved in Early's 
Shenandoah Valley operations and the Appomattox Campaign. It was organized with 1,066 
officers and men, lost twenty-six percent of the 572 engaged at Gettysburg, and had 4 killed 
and 13 wounded at Plymouth. On April 9, 1865, it surrendered 9 officers and 164 men. The 
field officers were Colonel Thomas S. Kenan, Lieutenant Colonel William G. Lewis, and Major 
Walter J. Boggan. 

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