Daniel James Melvin’s (of Bladen County NC 1708-1786) decedents that died during the war. Remembering them this Confederate Memorial Day, May 10th.

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1st Regiment North Carolina State Troops

Reeves, Henry B. Private Company C - Died of gunshot wounds received at Saunders Field during the Wilderness battle.

6th Regiment Alabama Infantry

Melvin, Francis M. Private Company B - Died at Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond VA of wounds received during the battle of Fredericksburg

6th Regiment Florida Infantry

Highsmith, Daniel J Private Company D - He was captured on Missionary Ridge at Chickamauga and died of disease when a POW at Rock Island IL

9th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Chambers, Israel Corporal Company G - Died of disease at the Medical College Hospital in Richmond VA

10th Regiment Alabama Infantry

Melvin, Jonathan W. Private Company B - Died of Typhoid Fever in the 2nd​ Alabama Hospital in Richmond.

18th Regiment North Carolina State Troops

Jessup, Amos Washington 3rd Corporal Company K - Died of smallpox at Danville VA Hospital

Monroe, Daniel Melvin Private Company K - Died at General Hospital No 1 in Richmond VA after having his leg amputated from wounds received on Dec 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg between Military Road and the Railroad tracks.

Sutton, John Bunyon Private Company A – He was captured at Spotsylvania Court House and died of chronic diarrhea when a POW at Elmira NY

24th Regiment North Carolina State Troops (aka 14th Volunteers)

Fort, John H Private Company F – He was captured at Petersburg and died of chronic diarrhea when a POW at Elmira NY

Melvin, Alexander Private Company F – Died of disease in a field hospital at Sewell Mountain near Meadow Bluff WVa

Melvin, Daniel Maxwell Corporal Company F– Died of dyspepsia CSA General Hospital at Farmville, Va

27th Regiment Alabama Infantry

Garvin, Levi A. Private Company A - Died at Paducah Ky as a POW from wounds received during the battle at Fort Henry Tn

28th Regiment Tennessee Infantry

Reeves, David Poindexter 1st Lieutenant Company C - Killed in Action at Shiloh near the Peach Orchard.

31st Regiment North Carolina State Troops

Melvin, Isaac C Private Company I - Died of gunshot wound to left lung received during the battle of Morris Island SC

36th Regiment North Carolina State Troops aka 2nd Regt NC Artillery

Melvin, Daniel M. Private Companies B and I – Died of pneumonia when a POW at Elmira NY

Melvin, William Snowden Private Company H – Died of smallpox when a POW at Elmira NY

Smith, Edom Private Company I - Died of pneumonia when a POW at Elmira NY

Tatum, Robert W. Private Company I - Died of disease at Fort Fisher

40th Regiment North Carolina State Troops aka 3rd Regt NC Artillery

Herrington Jr., Phillip R. Private Company K - Died of disease at Fort Fisher

1st Regiment Mississippi Cavalry

Reeves, William W. Private Company H – Killed in Action at Shiloh during the capture of the four cannons of Capt. William H. Ross’s 2nd Michigan Light Artillery

19th North Carolina State Troops aka 2nd Regt NC Cavalry

Melvin, Love Private Company D - Died at a Kinston NC hospital from a gunshot wound to his left jaw received during the battle at Gillett's Farm south of Pollocksville, NC
 
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