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.

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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.

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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.

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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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