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Sgt Redding Louis Leggett

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Sgt Redding Louis Leggett

Birth
Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA
Death
12 May 1864 (aged 20–21)
Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
Plot
North Carolina State Section
Memorial ID
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Company E, 4th North Carolina Infantry, Ramseur's Brigade, Rodes Division, 2nd Corps, Army Of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Beaufort County NC; an 18 year-old Tanner.
Enlisted on 6/3/1861 at Beaufort County, NC as a Private, he mustered into "E" Co. NC 4th Infantry.
Wounded 5/31/1862 Seven Pines, VA (Returned).
POW 9/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; Paroled 9/27/1862 (place not stated).
Promoted to 5th Sergt (date not given).
He was Killed In Action in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, VA.

The 4th North Carolina was one of the hardest fought regiments in the Army of Northern Virginia. The regiment was formed in 1861 around a long standing Iredell County militia company knows as the "Iredell Blues".
The 4th Infantry Regiment State Troops completed its organization in May, 1862, at Camp Hill, near Garysburg, North Carolina. It recruited its members in Iredell, Rowan, Wayne, Beaufort, Wilson, and Davie counties.
Company E, 4th North Carolina Infantry, Ramseur's Brigade, Rodes Division, 2nd Corps, Army Of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Beaufort County NC; an 18 year-old Tanner.
Enlisted on 6/3/1861 at Beaufort County, NC as a Private, he mustered into "E" Co. NC 4th Infantry.
Wounded 5/31/1862 Seven Pines, VA (Returned).
POW 9/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; Paroled 9/27/1862 (place not stated).
Promoted to 5th Sergt (date not given).
He was Killed In Action in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, VA.

The 4th North Carolina was one of the hardest fought regiments in the Army of Northern Virginia. The regiment was formed in 1861 around a long standing Iredell County militia company knows as the "Iredell Blues".
The 4th Infantry Regiment State Troops completed its organization in May, 1862, at Camp Hill, near Garysburg, North Carolina. It recruited its members in Iredell, Rowan, Wayne, Beaufort, Wilson, and Davie counties.

Bio by: BigFrench


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  • Created by: BigFrench
  • Added: Feb 22, 2005
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10515392/redding_louis-leggett: accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Redding Louis Leggett (1843–12 May 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10515392, citing Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304).