BISSETTE, Jackson J. +

Jackson J. BISSETT[E], Private. 47th North Carolina Infantry, Company A. Nash County

Enlisted at the age of 27 on 19 April 1862; captured at Falling Waters, MD on 14 July 1863; confined at Point Lookout Prison, MD on 17 August 1863; DIED at Point Lookout Prison, MD on 19 December 1863; CAUSE OF DEATH NOT REPORTED.


Josiah BISSETT[E], Private. Same regiment, company and county.

Enlised at the age of 27 on 4 April 1862; wounded prior to 1 November 1864; hospitalized in Raleigh on 27 Dec. 1864 with a gunshot wound and compound fracture of the left leg; transferred on 1 Jan. 1865; detailed to guard duty at Petersburg on 23 March 1865.


Manoah BISSETT[E], Private. Same regiment, company and county.

Farmer who enlisted at the age of 16 on 3 May 1862 for the war as a substitute for another man; wounded in Sept.-Oct 1864, place and date not reported; retired to the Invalid Corps on 13 Dec. 1864; detailed for light duty at Wilson, NC in the medical department on 5 Jan. 1865; postwar roster states that he was wounded at Bristoe Station, VA, Spotsylvania Court House, VA and Cold Harbor, VA.


Payton BISSETT, Private. Same regiment, company and county

Previously seved in the 30th NC Infantry, Company I; transferred to the 47th, Company A on 22 Jan. 1864; captured at the South Side Railroad, near Petersburg, VA, 2 April 1865; confined to Union prison at Hart’s Island, New York Harbor on 7 April 1865; released at Hart’s Island on 17 June 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America; NC pension records indicate that he lost an arm when a tree fell on him, at an unreported date and place.

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