Joshua H. Bell



Contributed by: Joshua Waller




-North Carolina Troops: a Roster, 1861-1865 By Louis Manarin and Weymouth 
T. Jordan; 
-Vol. VIII, pages 31-32; Joshua H. Bell, Co. C, 27th Regt.

-State Auditor, 1885 Pension Act without finding Joshua H. Bell.
-State Auditor, 1901 Pension Act without finding Joshua H. Bell.
resided in Lenoir County where he enlisted at age 25, April 17, 1861.  Mustered 
in as private and was promoted to corporal on May 1, 1861.  Promoted to 
Sergeant in March-April, 1862.  Reappointed Sergeant on September 1, 1862.  
Present or accounted for until killed "in Virginia" in June, 1864.

-served in 27 NC infantry, company C.  His brother James and probably brother 
George also served in the same unit.  Rank of Sergeant

COUNTY: Lenoir, DATE OF ENTRANCE INTO SERVICE: April 17, 1861, AGE: 
25, VOL OR CONSCRIPT: Volunteer

-Official Records from the National Archives
Bell, Joshua H., Co. C, 27 North Carolina Inf., (Confederate)
ranks held: Corporal, Sergeant
-MUSTER ROLL OF ENLISTED AND RE-ENLISTED MEN OF THE 
ORGANIZATION NAMED ABOVE, WHO HAVE OT RECEIVED 
BOUNTY, FOR: not dated, 186?.  
ENLISTED: WHEN: Apr 25, 186?, 
WHERE: Lenoir, 
BY WHOM: G.K. WHITFIELD, 
PERIOD: 3yrs, 
BOUNTY FOR RE-ENLISTING $50, 
NOTE "I CERTIFY THAT THE MEN WHOSE NAMES APPEAR 
ON THIS ROLL HAVE BEEN DULY INSPECTED, SWORN AND 
MUSTERED INTO SERVICE.  Jno. R. Cooke, COL. 27 N.C. INFY., 
INSPECTOR 7 MUSTERING OFFICER.", 
PRESENT OR ABSENT: present

-Joshua H. Bell, 3 Cpl, Co. C, 27 REGIMENT NORTH CAROLINA 
TROOPS.  APPEARS ON A COMPANY MUSTER ROLL OF THE 
ORGANIZATION NAMED ABOVE, FOR: June 6, 1861, ENLISTED: 
WHEN MUSTERED INTO SERVICES, TO: Aug 31, 1861, 
WHERE: Lenoir Co., 
BY WHOM: G. F. Whitfield, 
PERIOD: 1yrs, 
LAST PAID: BY WHOM: pay due from enrollment, 
PRESENT OR ABSENT: present, 
REMARKS: appointed Corporal May 1, 1861

-Bell, Joshua H.,3 Cpl., Co. C, 27 North Carolina Inf., (Confederate) 
APPEARS ON COMPANY MUSTER ROLL OF ENLISTED AND 
RE-ENLISTED MEN OF THE ORGANIZATION NAMED ABOVE, 
FOR: Sept + Oct, 1861, 
ENLISTED: WHEN: Apr 25, 1861, 
WHERE: Lenoir Co., 
BY WHOM: G.F. WHITFIELD, 
PERIOD: 1yrs, 
LAST PAID: BY WHOM: J. W.  Cannon, 
TO WHAT TIME: Aug 31, 186?, 
PRESENT OR ABSENT: Present

-Bell, Joshua H.,3 Cpl., Co. C, 27 North Carolina Inf., (Confederate) 
APPEARS ON COMPANY MUSTER ROLL OF ENLISTED AND 
RE-ENLISTED MEN OF THE ORGANIZATION NAMED ABOVE, 
FOR: Nov + Dec, 1861, 
ENLISTED: WHEN: Apr 25, 1861,
WHERE: Lenoir Co., 
BY WHOM: G.F. WHITFIELD, 
PERIOD: 1yrs, 
LAST PAID: BY WHOM: J. W.  White, 
TO WHAT TIME: Oct 31, 1861, 
PRESENT OR ABSENT: Present

-Bell, Joshua H.,3 Cpl., Co. C, 27 North Carolina Inf., (Confederate) 
APPEARS ON COMPANY MUSTER ROLL OF ENLISTED AND 
RE-ENLISTED MEN OF THE ORGANIZATION NAMED ABOVE, 
FOR: Jany + Feby, 1862, 
ENLISTED: WHEN: Apr 25, 1861, 
WHERE: Lenoir Co., 
BY WHOM: G.F. WHITFIELD, 
PERIOD: 1yrs, 
LAST PAID: BY WHOM: J. W.  Cannon, 
TO WHAT TIME: Dec 31, 186?, 
PRESENT OR ABSENT: Present

-Bell, Joshua H., 6 Sgt. Co. C, 27 North Carolina Inf., (Confederate) 
APPEARS ON COMPANY MUSTER ROLL OF ENLISTED AND 
RE-ENLISTED MEN OF THE ORGANIZATION NAMED ABOVE, 
FOR: Mch + Apr, 1862, 
ENLISTED: WHEN: Apr 25, 186?, 
WHERE: Lenoir Co., 
BY WHOM: G.F. WHITFIELD, 
PERIOD: 1yrs, 
LAST PAID: BY WHOM: Capt White, 
TO WHAT TIME: Feby 28, 186?, 
PRESENT OR ABSENT: not stated

-Bell, Joshua ,Pvt. Co. C, 27 North Carolina Inf., (Confederate) APPEARS 
ON COMPANY MUSTER ROLL OF ENLISTED AND RE-ENLISTED 
MEN OF THE ORGANIZATION NAMED ABOVE, 
FOR: May + June, 1862, 
ENLISTED: WHEN: Apr 17, 186?, 
WHERE: Lenoir, 
BY WHOM: G.F. WHITFIELD, 
PERIOD: 1yrs, 
LAST PAID: BY WHOM: J. W.  White, 
TO WHAT TIME: Apr 30, 186?, 
PRESENT OR ABSENT: Present

-Bell, J. H., 5 Sgt. Co. C, 27 North Carolina Inf., (Confederate) APPEARS 
ON COMPANY MUSTER ROLL OF ENLISTED AND RE-ENLISTED MEN 
OF THE ORGANIZATION NAMED ABOVE, 
FOR: Sept + Oct, 1862, 
ENLISTED: WHEN: Apr 17, 186?, 
WHERE: Mosly Hall, 
BY WHOM: G.F. WHITFIELD, 
PERIOD: 3yrs, 
LAST PAID: BY WHOM: J. W.  White, 
TO WHAT TIME: June 30, 186?, 
PRESENT OR ABSENT: Absent, 
REMARKS: Absent sick from sept 3 1862, appointed Sgt. 1862

-J. H. Bell, CO. C, 27 REG'T NORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY (STATE TROOPS), 
APPEARS ON REGIMENTAL RETURN, OF THE ORGANIZATION NAMED 
ABOVE, FOR THE MONTH OF: Sept, 1862,  
ABSENT ENLISTED MEN ACCOUNTED FOR: abs sick sept 3 1862

--J. H. Bell, CO. C, 27 REG'T NORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY (STATE TROOPS), 
APPEARS ON REGIMENTAL RETURN, OF THE ORGANIZATION NAMED 
ABOVE, FOR THE MONTH OF: Oct, 1862,  
ABSENT ENLISTED MEN ACCOUNTED FOR: abs sick since sept 3 1862

-Joshua H. Bell, 3 Cpl, Co. C, 27 REGIMENT NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS.  
APPEARS ON A ROLL OF HONOR OF THE ORGANIZATION NAMED ABOVE.  
COUNTY: Lenoir, 
DATE OF ENTRANCE INTO SERVICE: April 17, 1861, 
AGE: 25, 
VOL OR CONSCRIPT: Volunteer

-Joshua H. Bell, 3 Cpl, Co. C, 27 REGIMENT NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS.  
NAME APPEARS ON  A REGISTER OF CLAIMS OF DECEASED 
OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS FROM NORTH CAROLINA WHICH WERE 
FILED FOR SETTLEMENT IN THE OFFICE OF THE CONFEDERATE 
STATES AUDITOR FOR THE WAR DEPARTMENT., 
BY WHOM PRESENTED: Penelope Bell, Ms., 
WHEN FILED: Dec 17, 1864



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