PROCTOR, GRANBURY, Private [His name was GRANBERRY PROCTOR, brother of HANSEL HARRISON PROCTOR, JR., 2nd NC Cavalry]
ENLISTED: born in Nash, farmer who enlisted in Nash at the age of 30 on 24 Feb 1862: PRESENT: Jul – Aug 1863 and Jan – April 1864. CAPTURED: at or near Burgess’s Mill, VA, another source says near Petersburg, on 17 Oct 1864. PRISON: Point Lookout Prison, MD on 31 Oct 1864. DIED: at Point Lookout Prison on 9 Feb 1865 of “chronic diarrhoea.” An additional source states that his remains were buried at the Point Lookout Cemetery but later moved. He died two months before rifles were stacked at Appomattox Court House, VA. on 9 April 1865. He was 33 years old when he died in the Point Lookout Prison.
CONFEDERATE NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS
47th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
47th Infantry Regiment was organized in March, 1862, at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina. Its companies were composed of men from Nash, Wake, Franklin, Granville, and Alamance counties. The regiment served in the Department of North Carolina until May, 1863, when it moved to Virginia. During the conflict it was brigaded under Generals Pettigrew, Kirkland, and MacRae. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from Gettysburg to Cold Harbor, then was involved in the long Petersburg siege south of the James River and the Appomattox Campaign. The unit lost over thirty-five percent of the 567 engaged at Gettysburg and reported 42 casualties at Bristoe and 20 at The Wilderness. It surrendered 5 officers and 72 men. The field officers were Colonels George H. Faribault and Sion H. Rogers, Lieutenant Colonels Archibald d. Crudup and John A. Graves, and Major William C. Lankford.
Cannon PITTMAN, Private. 2nd Regiment, North Carolina State Troops, Company B
Enlisted in Wake County on 24 June 1863, for the war. Reported for duty with this company on 24 Feb 1864, from hospital in Wilson, Wilson County, NC. KILLED at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864.