Gettysburg claims a brother

by | Jan 21, 2016 | Burke, Confederate

Two brothers of my great-grandmother, Susan Young, died while fighting in the Civil War. One was Peter E. Young, who was born in 1834 to Henry and Lavenia Martin Young in Catawba County, North Carolina. Peter enlisted in Burke County on May 10, 1861 as a private. He joined Company E, N.C. 16th Infantry Regiment. Peter died at Gettysburg, Pa., mustering out July 8, 1863. He was 29 years old.

The N.C. Civil War History Center Blog

Browse By County

Latest News

  • History Center’s 2018 Progress to Date

    Our latest newsletter: History Center’s 2018 Progress to Date! There’s much to tell you! We’re proud of the progress we’ve made in the first five months of 2018. Dear Friend of the History Center: There’s much to tell you! We’re proud of the progress we’ve made in the first five …Read More »
  • N.C. Civil War & Reconstruction History Center To Sponsor ‘Juneteenth’ Presentation by Historian Hari Jones

    The North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center is sponsoring a presentation by Hari Jones, one of the foremost authorities on the role of African Americans in the Civil War, who will speak on the topic: “How the Civil War Made America Great.” The presentation will be at 7 …Read More »
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony Speeches

    Our Speakers From The North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center Groundbreaking Ceremony in Fayetteville, NC on April 18, 2018. Chancellor James A. Anderson The Honorable Patricia Timmons Goodson Senator Tony Rand Commissioner Michael C. Boose Mayor Mitch Colvin Governor James B. Hunt Governor James G. Martin John M. …Read More »

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This