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Sgt Henry S. Presson
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Birth: 1828
Death: 1902


(Sergeant-Co. B. 43rd Regiment)
(This info. was in the North Carolina Troops: 1861-1865, Vol. X, 38th-39th and 42nd-44th Regiments by Weymouth Jordan.)

The birth year is an estimate of his age when he enlisted in the military.

The Heritage of Union County, North Carolina, 1842-2004, Vol. II

Resided in Union Co, NC where he worked as a carpenter prior to enlisting in Union Co. Feb. 3, 1862 at the age of 34. Mustered in as Private. Promoted to Corporal on an unknown date. Promoted to Sergeant prior to July 1, 1862. Present or accounted for until Sept-Oct. 1864, when he was reported absent wounded. Place and date wounded not reported. Returned to duty in Nov.-Dec. 1864. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right leg near Petersburg, VA, April 2, 1865. Hospitalized at Petersburg where he was captured on April 3, 1865. He escaped on May 6, 1865 and was captured at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA., May 28, 1865. He died in 1902 and is buried at Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Union County.[Liberty Hill Baptist Church is located in Pageland Chesterfield Co. SC, not in Union Co. NC]

He is listed in the Marriage Books in Union Co.,North Carolina as being married to the following:

Hannah Helms....23 Oct 1849 - Union, North Carolina
M. Catherine Helms.... 5 Oct 1865 - Union, North Carolina 
Family links: 
  Mahala Cathrine Helms Presson (1842 - 1920)
  Thomas Shute Presson (1868 - 1933)*
  James Bartley Presson (1869 - 1955)*
  Henry Marhall Presson (1871 - 1954)*
  Mattie Presson Courtney (1874 - 1936)*
  Zebulon B Presson (1876 - 1941)*
  Florence P. Starnes (1879 - 1972)*
  Dessa Bell Presson (1881 - 1895)*
  Newton Cleveland Presson (1885 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
Chesterfield County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Marg
Record added: Mar 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67112356
Sgt Henry S. Presson
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Sgt Henry S. Presson
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