Member Spotlight Found in Civil War Soldiers -... The National Archives Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - NC Location: Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - NCFirst Infantry (Six Months, 1861)WWyatt, Henry L (19)Page 6
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First slain Confederate soldier

Killed June 10, 1861 at Big Bethel Va. The first Confederate soldier "slain in battle." While not the first casualty, this North Carolina soldier was the first to die in battle, only three weeks after North Carolina joined the Confederacy.

First slain Confederate soldier
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