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Armstrong, Edward H. (Edward Hall), 1841-1864


Biographical Note

Edward H. Armstrong was born in New Hanover County, NC, in 1841. He enlisted with the 1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry in August 1861. He mustered out of that unit in November and re-enlisted with the 3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry in February 1862. Between February and September 1862, he was promoted several times, ending up with the rank of captain. On May 12, 1864, he was wounded at Spotsylvania Court House. He died from his wounds on June 7, 1864 (other sources list his death date as May 12). He is buried in the Armstrong Cemetery in Rocky Point, North Carolina.

Sources: Manarin, Louis H., comp. North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster Raleigh: State Division of Archives and History, 1988-.
Find a Grave website (includes an obituary and photographs).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Edward H. Armstrong Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2015-052

The collection consists of a letter from Edward H. Armstrong, written near Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 3, 1863.

Dates: 1863 - 1863