|Death: ||Sep. 6, 1861|
North Carolina, USA
Company B, 27th North Carolina Infantry, District of Pamlico, Dept of North Carolina, C.S.A.
Residence Guilford County; 21 years-old.
Enlisted on 4/20/1861 at Fort Macon, NC., he was mustered into in Company B, 27th NC Infantry as a Private.
He died of typhoid fever.
Obit: Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, USA
At Edgeworth College in Greensborough, on the 6th inst., Edward Green Sterling, a member of the Guilford Greys, on the 21st year of his age. He contracted his disease at Fort Macon, and returned home to die.
The 27th North Carolina Infantry Regiment was formed at New Bern, North Carolina, in June, 1861, as the 9th Regiment. Reorganized in September as the 17th, its designation was later changed to the 27th. Men of this unit were recruited in Orange, Guilford, Wayne, Pitt, Lenoir, Perquimans, and Jones counties.
(bio by: BigFrench)
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Sep 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11692536