Henry C Stokley

Charles Lockwood Stokely and Henry C. Stokely were brothers who joined and fought in the same 
unit during the War Between the States. Charles was wounded and unfortunately his brother, Henry, 
did not survive the war. What follows is a brief account of their service to the Confederacy based on 
their Confederate Army records.

Henry C. Stokely was the son of Jeremiah Delamare Stokely  and his second wife Martha.  Henry 
was born in 1842 in Pasquotank County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Pasquotank 
County at the age of nineteen on July 24, 1861 for the war.  He was mustered in as a Private in 
Company A, 8th Regiment, NC Troops (Infantry). He was captured on Roanoke Island on February 
8, 1862 and paroled at Elizabeth City, NC on February 21, 1862. He was exchanged in August of 
1862 and rejoined  Company A. On December 22, 1863 he was promoted to Corporal. He was listed 
as present and accounted for until he was killed in action in the Battle of Plymouth, NC on April 20, 

Name:    Henry C Stokley ,   
Residence:    Pasquotank County, North Carolina  
Occupation:    Farmer  
Enlistment Date:    24 July 1861  
Distinguished Service:    DISTINGUISHED SERVICE  
Side Served:    Confederacy  
State Served:    North Carolina  
Unit Numbers:    119 119  
Service Record:    Enlisted as a Private on 24 July 1861 at the age of 19
Enlisted in Company A, 8th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 24 July 1861.
POW on 08 February 1862 at Roanoke Island, NC
Paroled on 21 February 1862 at Elizabeth City, NC
Exchanged on 15 August 1862 (Estimated day)
Promoted to Full Corporal on 22 December 1863
Killed Company A, 8th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 20 April 1864 in Plymouth, NC 

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