Hansel Harrison “Harry” PROCTOR, Jr., Private. 19th North Carolina Cavalry, Company E, comprised, almost exclusively, of men from Nash and Wilson Counties.
Enlisted in Wilson County on 5 June 1861 at age 27. Present or accounted for through September 1864. He purchased, sold and tendered horses for the cavalry throughout the war. He survived the war and does not seem to have been involved in the fighting. He died in 1889 and is buried in the Proctor Cemetery north of Sandy Cross Road, on a dirt access road that adjoins I-95 on the west side towards Sandy Cross.
He is a younger brother of Granberry PROCTOR, who served in the the 47th North Carolina Infantry, Company D and did not survive the war dying at Point Lookout Prison, MD on 9 Feb 1865. They married Vaughn sisters, who were raised south of Sandy Cross. Granberry PROCTOR married Elizabeth VAUGHN and Harry PROCTOR married Sarah Jane VAUGHN