Both of these men had mothers who applied for their pensions. William Scott was born free in Pennsylvania. He was drafted and fought at the Battle of Olustee where he was wounded and taken prisoner. He would die at Andersonville on July 4, 1864. 1860 Census Peleg Francis was born in Hyde County, North Carolina. […]
The Civil War: A General’s Fatal Anger | Our State Magazine.
In February 1864, 22 white soldiers from the Kinston area were hanged in three groups by Confederate authorities. The executed men had been captured while serving in the Union Army by troops under the command of Maj. General George E. Pickett during operations around New Bern, N.C.
General order, no. 6. Camp on Dover Road, Feb’y 3rd, 1864. Before a general court martial convened at or near the Headquarters of Major-General Pickett (1864)
General order, no. 6. Camp on Dover Road, Feb’y 3rd, 1864. Before a general court martial convened at or near the Headquarters of Major-General Pickett .. (1864) Author: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of North Carolina Subject: Military offenses; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry Publisher: [Petersburg] Language: English Call number: Conf Pam 12mo #743 […]
http://www.fold3.com/page/286362389_joseph_haskett/ SOLDIER’S NAME Haskett, Joseph L. LAST RANK Private DATE ENLISTED Dec 2, 1863 WHERE ENLISTED New Bern, NC AGE AT ENLISTMENT 26 COUNTY BORN Craven Co., NC REMARKS Captured at Beech Grove, NC on Feb 1, 1864 and hung at Kinston Cedar Grove Cemetery, New Bern, North Carolina
http://www.fold3.com/page/285513716_william_haddock/ 8th Battalion North Carolina Partisan Rangers Enlisted July 15, 1862 in Jones County, NC Deserted 2nd North Carolina Union Volunteers Company F SOLDIER’S NAME Haddock, William LAST RANK Private DATE ENLISTED Nov 27, 1863 WHERE ENLISTED Beaufort, NC AGE AT ENLISTMENT 25 COUNTY BORN No County REMARKS Captured at Beech Grove, NC on Feb […]
John H. Haddock-Southern Claims Commission John is the father of William Haddock who was hanged at Kinston in 1864. Confederate authorities arrested John not long after executing his son and put him in jail at Kinston. One of the witnesses for John’s claim was Richard King. Mr. King stated that he helped bury William Haddock. […]