Col Leroy Mangum McAfee

Col Leroy Mangum McAfee

Death Sep 1873 (aged 35)
Burial York, York County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 24300861 View Source
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Civil War Confederate Officer.

An attorney in Shelby, North Carolina, McAfee volunteered his services and was commissioned a Major on April 12, 1862 into the 49th North Carolina Infantry. On November 1, 1862, he was appointed Colonel and commanded the 49th NC on numerous hard-fought battlefields.

He was wounded three times before the last shots were fired in the war.

In the post-war years, the 1858 graduate of the University of North Carolina was a representative in the North Carolina legislature.