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Veteran: Blake, Wright

This information is contributed by Edith Cox  Wright Blake served in 4th Calvary; married Margaret Ramsey  Wright Blake (First_Last) Regiment Name 4 North Carolina Cavalry. (59 State Troops.) Side Confederate Company C Soldier’s Rank_In Private Soldier’s Rank_Out Private Film Number M230 roll 3  59th Regiment, North Carolina State Troops 59th Regiment Volunteeers — 4th Cavalry… (read more)

Veteran: Blake, Stephen B.

This information is contributed by Edith Cox  Stephen Blake was in Co. K, 3rd NC and died of war wounds in a Richmond, Va hospital; buried in Richmond though we have not been able to find the grave so it must have been unmarked.  Stephen G. Blake (First_Last) Regiment Name 3 North Carolina Infantry. Side… (read more)

Veteran: Blake, John B.

This information is contributed by Edith Cox  My g-grandfather was John B. Blake, from now Pender Co. He was private in Co. K, NC 3rd. He was wounded at Sharpsburg and Gettysburg and taken captive at Spotsylvania.  John Bryant Blake was born 1 May 1838 New Hanover Co and died in May 12 of 1921… (read more)

Veteran: Blake Jr., Henry

This information is contributed by Edith Cox Henry Blake Jr served in 4th Calvary; married Hattie Easmon Henry Blake (First_Last) Regiment Name 4 North Carolina Cavalry. (59 State Troops.) Side Confederate Company C Soldier’s Rank_In Private Soldier’s Rank_Out Private Film Number M230 roll 3 59th Regiment, North Carolina State Troops 59th Regiment Volunteers — 4th… (read more)

Veteran: Barnhill, Willie James

This information is contributed by Bill Barnhill. Willie James Barnhill Son of: Willie Don and Ella Lee Wallace Barnhill Residence: Atkinson, Pender Co., NC Military Service: Accepted for enlistment at Wilmington, New Hanover County, NC Enlisted in service in Raleigh, NC for a period of four years 9/9/1941 US Navy Service # 656 06 59 Entered… (read more)

Veteran: Barnhill, SL

Information contributed by Bill Barnhill S. L. Barnhill Son of Willie Don Barnhill and Ella Lee Wallace Barnhill Husband of Ophelia Almond Born Dec. 28, 1919 Caswell Township, Pender County North Carolina Died Aug. 12, 1974 Buried in Riley’s Creek Community Cemetery Entered the US Army, January 28, 1942 Stationed on the West Coast Sent… (read more)