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Jesse A. Angel
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Birth: unknown
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA
Death: unknown


21st Infantry Regiment

He enlisted on 7 March 1861 as a Drummer in Rockingham County, NC.
Went in to Co L on 3 July 1861.
Promoted to Full Private on 1 Jan 1865.
The 21st N.C. Infantry Regiment, formerly the 11th Volunteers, was a twelve company command organized at Danville, Virginia, in June, 1861. Men of this unit were recruited in Davidson, Surry, Forsyth, Stokes, Rockingham, and Guilford counties. It was assigned to General Trimbles', Hokes', Godwins' and W.G. Lewis' Brigade.
After taking part in the Battle of First Manassas and Jacksons' Valley operations, the 21st participated in many conflicts of the army from the Seven Days' Battle to Bristoe. It was then involved in the engagements at Plymouth , Drewrys Bluff and Cold Harbor, marched with Jubal Early to the Shenandoah Valley and saw action around Appomattox.
The unit sustained 80 casualties at First Winchester , 13 at Cross Keys and Port Republic , 45 during the Seven Days' Battle, 51 at Groveton , 18 at Sharpsburg , and 24 at Fredericksburg . It lost 78 at Chancellorsville , twenty-eight percent of the 436 at Gettysburg , and 52 at Plymouth . In April, 1865, it surrendered with 6 officers and 117 men of which only 40 were armed.
Angel Cemetery
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: deegraver
Record added: Apr 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68393097

21st NC Battle Flag
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 Added: Apr. 15, 2011

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