Hugh Armstrong

Contributed by: Barbara Shore

Hugh Armstrong volunteered under the 2nd Conscription Act of 1863, and enlisted in Capt. 
Buie’s Co; 1st Lt. Baldwin; 2nd Lt. Wm. McDougald and served in Wilmington and Goldsboro.  
He was home on sick furlough at the time of surrender. His widow, Martha E. Armstrong 69, of 
Central Falls, Randolph Co., NC, applied for a Widow’s Pension 3 Jul 1902.  (From Widow’s 
Pension Application).

Hugh Armstrong, Jr. was born May 1829 in South Washington, New Hanover Co. NC;  He 
traveled to  Bibb Co. GA with this older brother Isham Hand Armstrong where he married 
Martha E. Pass 1 Feb 1854.  They returned to NC and lived in Brunswick, Bladen and 
Randolph Cos.  He was the son of Hugh Armstrong Sr. and Julia Eliza Hand and grandson of 
Edward and Mary Sheffield Armstrong.  He is the brother Hugh spoken of in the Armstrong 
Family Narrative by Thomas James Armstrong located on the New Hanover and Duplin Co 
GENWEB sites.

His children were:

1. Sarah E. Armstrong b. 1856
2. Warren W. Armstrong, b. 1859
3. Jefferson E. Armsstrong b. 1862
4. Julia E. Armstrong b. 1864
5. Laura A. Armstrong b. 1869
6. Lovard P. Armstrong b. 1873
7. Ella V. Armstrong b. 1874

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