Contributed by: Gayle Licari
Thomas Nelson Grady 7-27-1827 Albertson, Duplin County, North Carolina Enlisted March 6, 1862 Co A. 43 Reg. North Carolina Troops. Name: Thomas N Grady , Residence: Duplin County, North Carolina Occupation: Farmer Enlistment Date: 06 March 1862 Side Served: Confederacy State Served: North Carolina Service Record: Wounded Enlisted as a Private on 06 March 1862 at the age of 40 Enlisted in Company A, 43rd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 02 April 1862. Hospitalized on 31 May 1864 at Richmond, VA Returned on 12 August 1864 (Estimated day) Wounded on 25 March 1865 at Petersburg, VA (Estimated day) Hospitalized on 03 April 1865 at Petersburg, VA POW on 03 April 1865 at Petersburg, VA Confined on 05 April 1865 (Various federal hospitals) Transferred on 09 May 1865 at Newport News, VA Took Oath of Allegiance on 30 June 1865 at Newport News, VA Thomas N. Grady (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 15 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.