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Sgt Martin H. Harrell
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Birth: 1835
Columbus County
North Carolina, USA
Death: unknown

Martin enlisted in the Confederate States Army on 24 April 1861 in Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina. He was mustered as a private on 15 June 1861 at Fort Caswell in Company C (Colmbus Guards), 18th North Carolina Infantry. At the time of enlistment, Martin was described as age 26, merchant, 5 feet 6.5 inches tall, born in Columbia, North Carolina (birthplace was probably Columbus County - see 1850 census record). Promoted to 5th Sgt. on 29 August 1861. He was discharged for disability on 1 May 1862.

1850 United States Federal Census
Name: Martin Harrell
Age: 13
Birth Year: abt 1837
Birthplace: Columbus County, North Carolina
Home in 1850: Southern Division, Robeson County, NC
Gender: Male
Family Number: 630
Household Members:
Bright Williams, age 51
Sarah Williams, age 44
Colin Williams, age 22
James Williams, age 15
Harriet Williams, age 13
Penelope Williams, age 11
Sarah Williams, age 9
Elizabeth Williams, age 9
Giles Williams, age 6
Thompson Williams, age 4
Richard Williams, age 1
Love L Pravatt, age 29
Martin Harrell, age 13
David Harrell, age 11

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
Name: Martin H Harrell
Occupation: Merchant
Age at enlistment: 24
Enlistment Date: 24 Apr 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Columbus County, NC
State Served: North Carolina
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company C, North Carolina 18th Infantry Regiment on 24 Apr 1861. Promoted to Full Sergeant on 01 May 1862.
Birth Date: abt 1837
Sources: North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster 
Note: burial info from UDC Confederate Interment Records
Thomas S. Dillingham Cemetery
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Record added: Aug 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55847340
Sgt Martin H. Harrell
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Sgt Martin H. Harrell
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Sgt Martin H. Harrell
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
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- RoxღEd
 Added: Aug. 27, 2014
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Jul. 17, 2012
Your sacrifice has not been fogotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Aug. 4, 2010

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