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Name: Jonas Brinson Residence: Duplin County, North Carolina Enlistment Date: 19 April 1862 Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE Side Served: Confederacy State Served: North Carolina Unit Numbers: 150 150 Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 19 April 1862 at the age of 16 Enlisted in Company A, 43rd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 19 April 1862. Killed Company A, 43rd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 21 August 1864 in Charles Town, WV Enlisted 4-19-1862 age 16 years in Co A 43rd Infantry Regiment NC Unit 150 Died in Charles Town WV as result of Civil War. Jonas Brinson (First_Last) Regiment Name 43 North Carolina Infantry Side Confederate Company A Soldier's Rank_In Private Soldier's Rank_Out Private Alternate Name Notes Film Number M230 roll 5 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.