1LT Shubal Gardner Worth

1LT Shubal Gardner Worth

Birth
North Carolina, USA
Death 11 May 1864 (aged 28)
North Carolina, USA
Burial Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 43613592 · View Source
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Enlisted in and commissioned an officer in Company I, North Carolina 22nd Infantry Regiment on 05 Jun 1861.
MUSTERED out on 24 Mar 1862.
Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant.
(above suggests Shubal was out of the war in 1862)
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Shubal G. Worth was killed in the Civil War May 11, 1864 by a sharpshooter near Richmond.
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The Adjutant of the 2nd NC Cavalry Regiment, Shubal G. Worth of Asheboro, NC was killed in a charge made by that Regiment against the enemy at Winston's, 14 miles west of Richmond, on the 11th day of May during the Spotsylvania Campaign. Adjutant Worth was a brave and accomplished officer. His gallantry on the field was much noticed and his efficiency was marked. At the commencement of the war "Shub Worth's Company" was well known in the troops of our noble old State.
His constitution was frail, and after nearly two years of the most arduous service he was forced to resign his position and go home. Not satisfied with the service he had rendered his country, Capt. Worth went to volunteer as aid to General Pettigrew, and again gave out in service.
Gov. Vance, knowing this young officer's ability, appointed him Lt. Col. of the Home Guards of Randolph County, where his efficient service won for him an enviable fame. Having served in this capacity but a few months, he was tendered the position of Adjutant of the 2d NC Cavalry, by the Colonel of that Regiment and again did this patriotic man enter the field of strife. A few short months of service and the accomplished Adjutant of the 2nd was no more.
~ Fayetteville Observer, June 22, 1864 ~


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  • Created by: Angel Staley Smith
  • Added: 27 Oct 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 43613592
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Shubal Gardner Worth (10 May 1836–11 May 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 43613592, citing Asheboro City Cemetery, Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Angel Staley Smith (contributor 47068938) .