Jonas Brinson

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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   
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. 

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