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Sgt Harbert Spain Fortenberry
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Birth: 1834
Rutherford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 30, 1875, USA

Company I, 38th Regiment of NC Troops

"Born in Rutherford County and resided in Cleveland County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Cleveland County at age 27, November 21, 1861. Mustered in as Private, Promoted to 1st Sergeant in July-December, 1862, Promoted to 1st Sergeant on March 15, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863. Returned to duty prior to September 1, 1863. Reduced to ranks on March 28, 1864. Wounded at or near Wilderness, Virginia, May 6, 1864. Returned to duy in July-August, 1864. Present or accounted for through October, 1864."

Sgt Fortenberry returned to Cleveland County and reared a family after the war. Though his marker bears no dates, the application for the stone, signed by D. P. Fortenberry, indicates Harbert died May 30, 1875.

Family links: 
  Franklin Sylvanus Fortenberry (1856 - 1927)*
  David Peeler Fortenberry (1860 - 1935)*
  William Clayton Fortenberry (1866 - 1928)*
*Calculated relationship
Clover Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Judith Parker-Proctor
Record added: Sep 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42189174
Sgt Harbert Spain Fortenberry
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This was my great granfather. I have been to his grave many times. War Hero
- Charles Fortenberry
 Added: Sep. 6, 2013
Rest in peace.
- melanie
 Added: Feb. 20, 2012

- T.A.S.
 Added: Apr. 1, 2011
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