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Wyatt Lankford

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  • Name Wyatt Lankford  [1
    Born 1828  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 04 May 1861  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID P41  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Father Wesley "West" Lankford
              b. 1784, Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1865, Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Docia
              b. 1786, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Aft 1860, Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 75 years) 
    Married 1809  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F615  Group Sheet

    Wife Elizabeth "Dolly" Mabe
              b. 1828, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. North Carolin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 04 Jan 1846  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 3 children 
    Family ID F617  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1828 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 04 Jan 1846 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Civil War - 04 May 1861 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-897369860] North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    2. [S-1444881193] American Civil War Soldiers North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A roster, American Civil War Soldiers North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster & Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System, 04 May 1861.
      Absent at Richmond, VA; Enlisted as a Private on 04 May 1861 at the age of 27; Enlisted in Company A, 2nd Battn Regiment North Carolina on 04 May 1861; POW on 08 February 1862 at Roanoke Island, NC; Paroled on 21 February 1862 at Elizabeth City, NC; Arrested on 30 November 1863 (Estimated days); Absent, without leave on 30 September 1864 (Through Feb., l865.) Enlist Date 04 May 1861 Residence Stokes County, North Carolina Enlist Rank Private Enlist Age 27 Discharge Rank Private State Served North Carolina Company A Unit 2nd Bat'l NC Infantry Army Confederacy
      2nd Infantry Battalion was formed at Garysburg, North Carolina, during the fall of 1861. Five companies were from Madison, Stokes, Randolph, Surry, and Forsyth counties, one from Mecklenburg County, Virginia, and two from Pike and Meriwether counties, Georgia. The Virginia company was transferred in September, 1862, and the Georgia commands in mid-1863. It was sent to the coast and captured in the Battle of Roanoke Island. After being exchanged it was assigned to General Daniel's and Grimes' Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It served from Gettysburg to Cold Harbor, fought in the Shenandoah Valley with Early, and was active around Appomattox. It lost 3 killed and 5 wounded at Roanoke Island and of the 240 engaged at Gettysburg, sixty-four percent were disabled. The battalion surrendered with 3 officers and 49 men. The field officers were Lieutenant Colonel Hezekiah L. Andrews, Wharton J. Green, and Charles E. Shober; and Majors Marcus Erwin, John M. Hancock, and James J. Iredell.

      Others in this unit were Levi P. Collins, Thomas Hill, William S. Hill, Braxton R. Lawson, James A. Lawson, Drury Collins, Hugh Carter and James M. Hill

    3. [S-1444881244] Marriage Record, North Carolina Marriage Bonds 1741-1868, 04 January 1846.
      Bride's Name Elizabeth Mabe Husband's Name Wyatt Lankford Bond Date 04 January 1846 County Stokes County Record Number 02 177 Bondsman Braxton Lankford Witness Jno. Hill, Clerk of Court Bond Number 000139886