This information is contributed by Bill Barnhill
Griffith W. Barnhill Son of Alexander and Darkis Barnhill Husband of Eliza Jane Henry Barnhill 1862 The Civil War Volunteered in January 30 1862 to fight on the Confederate side during the Civil War, serving with Company C, 1st Regiment of North Carolina State Troops known as the "Lillington Rifle Guards". Griffith was shot and died in Goldsboro, North Carolina, April 3, 1862. Civil War Service Records Record Name: G. W. Barnhill (Griffith W. Barnhill) Company: C Unit: 1 North Carolina Infantry. Rank - Induction: Private Rank - Discharge: Private Allegiance: Confederate Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 30 January 1862 at the age of 33 Enlisted in Company C, 1st Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 30 January 1862. Died Company C, 1st Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 05 March 1862 in Goldsboro, NC (died from a gunshot wound).