Daniel Pinckney Loretz

Daniel Pinckney Loretz

Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA
Death 9 Jan 1893 (aged 50)
Burial Lincolnton, Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 30008879 · View Source
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Daniel was the son of Elizabeth Reinhardt and Daniel Loretz.

He married in Calhoun Co., Alabama, July 1867 Anna Marie Abernathy (1840-1919), of Jacksonville, Alabama, daughter of Ann Hoke and Miles W. Abernathy.

He resided in Catawba County, NC, where he was a farmer prior to enlisting in Catawba County at age 19, April 27, 1861, into "The Catawba Rifles", Company A, 12th Regiment, N. C. Troops, as a Private. He was transferred to Co. F, 32nd Regiment, N. C. Troops, September 14, 1861. He attained the rank of Second Lieutenant. He was hospitalized at Charlottesville, Virginia, September 25, 1864, with a gunshot wound to his right thigh; furloughed March 23, 1865, for 30 days.
His mother left him the family plantation. He was living February 12, 1877, in Centre, Cherokee County, Alabama.

The biography of D.P. Loretz from "History of Central Arkanas, Faulkner County Biographies, 1889, follows:
"In 1861 D.P. Loretz enlisted and served as lieutenant in the Thirty-second North Carolina Regiment in the valley campaigns in Virginia, but was seriously wounded at Winchester, Va., when under Jubal Early, at the time the latter was defeated by Sheridan. He was in the battles of Spottsylvania, etc., and at Norfolk saw the fight between the Merrimac and Monitor; belonging to the first division, commanded by Huger and afterward transferred to the Army of Northern Virginia. After he was wounded he remained at home until the close of the war, when he sold his farm and moved to North Alabama, and from there to Conway, Ark. In 1880 he moved to Mayflower and engaged in farming, owning several lots in connection with his farm."

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Pinckney Loretz (30 Jun 1842–9 Jan 1893), Find a Grave Memorial no. 30008879, citing Salem Lutheran and UCC Cemetery, Lincolnton, Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Jim Dugan (contributor 47026362) .