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 Walter M. “Watt” Bryson

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Walter M. “Watt” Bryson

Birth
Henderson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 17 Sep 1862 (aged 22)
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 38108097 View Source
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Civil War Veteran who was a Captain in Company G, 35th North Carolina Infantry. He enlisted on May 15, 1861 as a private in the "Henderson Rifles" (Company C, 25th North Carolina Regiment.) He was elected to be Captain of Company G, 35th North Carolina Regiment which was part of Ransom's Brigade. He was killed at the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam) in Maryland on September 17, 1862. [The death year on the headstone is obviously not correct.] His body was returned to Henderson County for burial by his slave/servant, George Mills.

He was the son of William Bryson of Hendersonville and a graduate of the South Carolina Medical College in Charleston.

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  • Created by: Steve Harrison
  • Added: 8 Jun 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 38108097
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/38108097/walter-m.-bryson : accessed ), memorial page for Walter M. “Watt” Bryson (12 Mar 1840–17 Sep 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 38108097, citing Oakdale Cemetery, Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Steve Harrison (contributor 46893586) .