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Jesse A. Angel

Birth
Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Death unknown
Burial Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 68393097 · View Source
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A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER

CO L
21st Infantry Regiment
NC TROOPS
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He enlisted on 7 March 1861 as a Drummer in Rockingham County, NC.
Went in to Co L on 3 July 1861.
Promoted to Full Private on 1 Jan 1865.
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The 21st N.C. Infantry Regiment, formerly the 11th Volunteers, was a twelve company command organized at Danville, Virginia, in June, 1861. Men of this unit were recruited in Davidson, Surry, Forsyth, Stokes, Rockingham, and Guilford counties. It was assigned to General Trimbles', Hokes', Godwins' and W.G. Lewis' Brigade.
After taking part in the Battle of First Manassas and Jacksons' Valley operations, the 21st participated in many conflicts of the army from the Seven Days' Battle to Bristoe. It was then involved in the engagements at Plymouth , Drewrys Bluff and Cold Harbor, marched with Jubal Early to the Shenandoah Valley and saw action around Appomattox.
The unit sustained 80 casualties at First Winchester , 13 at Cross Keys and Port Republic , 45 during the Seven Days' Battle, 51 at Groveton , 18 at Sharpsburg , and 24 at Fredericksburg . It lost 78 at Chancellorsville , twenty-eight percent of the 436 at Gettysburg , and 52 at Plymouth . In April, 1865, it surrendered with 6 officers and 117 men of which only 40 were armed.
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  • Originally Created by: deegraver
  • Added: 15 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68393097
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse A. Angel (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68393097, citing Angel Cemetery, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .