WESTRAY, George W. +

George W. WESTRAY, 2nd Lieutenant, 47th NC Infantry, Company A

First served as a Private in 1st NC Infantry, Company I; became 2nd Lieutenant on 25 June 1862; fought near Washington, NC on 30-31 March 1863; WOUNDED IN THE ARM AND GROIN AT GETTYSBURG ON 1 JULY 1863; return to duty on 14 October 1863; furloughed on 3 November 1863; KILLED AT COLD HARBOR, VA on 2 June 1864.

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Jeremiah P. WESTRY, Private. Same Regiment and Company.

OCCUPATION – farmer; ENLISTMENT – resided in Nash, enlisted in Wake on 13 March 1862; AGE – 23; DETAILED – a hospital nurse at Petersburg, VA on 23 Oct 1862, reported on detail at Petersburg through Feb 1863, promoted Sergeant prior to 1 March 1863; KILLED – in The Wilderness, VA, May 3 – 6, 1864.

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Thomas WESTRAY, 3rd Lieutenant. Same Regiment and Company.

Became a 3rd Lieutenant on 23 December 1863; hospitalized in Richmond on 8 September 1864 from a gunshot wound on upper part of right thigh; furloughed for sixty days on 25 September 1864; surrendered at Appomattox on 9 April 1865.

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Zachariah T. WESTRAY, Sergeant. Same Regiment and Company.

OCCUPATION – farmer; ENLISTMENT – 29 Jan 1862, promoted to Sergeant prior to 1 March 1863; WOUNDED – at Gettysburg, PA, July 1 – 3, 1863, returned to duty on 1 Sept 1863, reduced ranks prior to 1 Oct 1863; HOSPITALIZED – at Richmond, VA on 19 Oct 1863, transferred on 22 Oct 1862, no further record.

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John WESTWRAY (military record’s spelling), Private. 12th North Carolina Infantry, 2nd Company H.

Resided in Nash County where he enlisted on 1 May 1862, for the war, at age 28. Present or accounted for until wounded in the thigh at Gaines’ Mill, VA on 27 June 1862. DIED in hospital at Richmond, VA on 5 July 1862, of wounds. SPECIFIC CAUSE OF DEATH NOT REPORTED!

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