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LTC Andrew Jackson Boyd
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1836
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1893
North Carolina, USA

He was a Confederate Soldier
CO
45th Infantry Regiment
NC TROOPS
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He married Sallie on 7 July 1864
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1880 Census, Wentworth, Rockingham County, N.C. #4508:
(all last name Boyd, all born N.C.)
Andrew Boyd 44 Lawyer
Margaret wife 31
Samuel son 15
George son 13
Mary daughter 12
Sallie daughter 4
John son 2
Robert son 3 months
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The 45th Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina, in April 1862, with men from Rockingham, Caswell, Guilford, and Forsyth counties. It served under the command of Generals Daniel and Grimes. After fighting at Malvern Cliff in Virginia, it returned to North Carolina and was stationed in the Kinston-New Bern area. During the spring of 1863 the unit moved north and took an active part in the campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from Gettysburg to Cold Harbor. It continued the fight with Early in the Shenandoah Valley and ended the war at Appomattox. It reported 2 killed and 14 wounded at Malvern Cliff, lost about forty percent of the 570 engaged at Gettysburg, and sustained 2 casualties at Bristoe and 6 at Mine Run. The unit surrendered with 7 officers and 88 men. The field officers were Colonels Samuel H. Boyd, Junius Daniel, John H. Morehead, and John R. Winston; Lieutenant Colonels Andrew J. Boyd and James S. Dalton; and Majors Samuel C. Rankin, Charles E. Shober, and T. McGehee Smith.
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He built his home on South Main Street in Reidsville, in Rockingham County, N.C. circa 1882. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Dillard Boyd (1797 - 1886)
  Minerva Hill Boyd
 
 Spouses:
  Isabelle Richardson Boyd (1847 - 1911)
  Sallie A. Richardson Boyd (1843 - 1869)*
 
 Children:
  George Dillard Boyd (1866 - 1923)*
  Sallie Boyd Hubbard (1876 - 1946)*
  John Raine Boyd (1878 - 1916)*
  Robert Richardson Boyd (1880 - 1962)*
  Margaret Patton Boyd (1883 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Hill Boyd (1830 - 1861)*
  Samuel Hill Boyd (1831 - 1864)*
  Andrew Jackson Boyd (1836 - 1893)
  George Fulton Boyd (1838 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
LIEUT. COL. FIELD 7 STAFF
45 REGT. NC INF
CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
 
Burial:
Greenview Cemetery
Reidsville
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Block 2
 
Maintained by: deegraver
Originally Created by: David Clay
Record added: Sep 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29793943
LTC Andrew Jackson Boyd
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LTC Andrew Jackson Boyd
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LTC Andrew Jackson Boyd
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- deegraver
 Added: Dec. 16, 2011
He proudly served in the fight for Southern Independence
- David Clay
 Added: Oct. 15, 2010
 
 
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