1SGT Charles Plummer Tidd

1SGT Charles Plummer Tidd

Birth
Palermo, Waldo County, Maine, USA
Death 8 Feb 1862 (aged 27–28)
Roanoke Island, Dare County, North Carolina, USA
Burial New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Section 8, plot 40
Memorial ID 156388199 · View Source
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In 1834, Charles Plummer Tidd was born in Maine.

In 1856, he went to Kansas Territory, in a party of eastern emigrants that Dr. Calvin Cutter led.

In 1857, he met abolitionist John Brown. Eventually, he became one of Brown's men.

In 1859, he joined Brown for his attack on Harper's Ferry, Virginia, but managed to escape. Afterwards, he changed his name to Charles Plummer, to avoid being arrested.

On 19 July 1861, after the Civil War started, he joined the Twenty-first Massachusetts Volunteers, as a private.

On 8 February 1862, during the Battle of Roanoke Island, North Carolina, he died of fever, on the nearby transport Northerner, He was a first sergeant.


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  • Created by: David Aspelin
  • Added: 26 Dec 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 156388199
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1SGT Charles Plummer Tidd (1834–8 Feb 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 156388199, citing New Bern National Cemetery, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by David Aspelin (contributor 47668150) .