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William Finch

William S. Finch was born on June 1, 1834. He resided in Granville County, but enlisted in Wake County, N.C., as a Private in the Confederate Army on July 8, 1862. He served in Company G of the 23rd Infantry Regiment (North Carolina). On April 8, 1865, William was hospitalized at Danville, Virginia, due to sustaining a gunshot wound in the leg. William recovered and returned home after the war. He died in September 1922 and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery at Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina.

Sources: Ancestry records; North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster, (1993)

James D. Finch

James D. Finch was born in 1840 and lived in Granville County, North Carolina. On June 11, 1861, at the age of 21, he enlisted in the Confederate Army. James served in Company G of the 23rd Infantry Regiment (North Carolina). On May 5, 1864, James was wounded at Wilderness, Virginia. According to his military records, James was marked AWOL (Absent Without Leave) on July 24, 1864, had deserted on Nov. 15th of the same year, and was paroled on April 15, 1865 at Lynchburg, Virginia.

Source: North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster, (1993)

Jordan M. Finch

Jordan M. Finch lived in Granville County, North Carolina, when he enlisted in the Confederate Army on Feb. 20, 1862. He served in Company G of the 23rd Infantry Regiment (North Carolina). On July 1, 1863, Jordan was taken prison at Gettysburg, PA. A couple of days later, he was confined at Fort Delaware, DE. On Oct. 15, 1863, Jordan was transferred to Point Lookout, MD. He died while imprisoned there on January 15, 1864. He was buried at Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery, Maryland.

Source: North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster, (1993)

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