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Three Young Brothers of Franklin County

by | Nov 7, 2014 | Confederate affiliation, Franklin

John Young, Jr (for whom Youngsville, N.C. was named) had three sons who served in the Civil War. Thomas Jefferson Young enlisted on Sept. 5, 1862 in Wayne County (his residence was Wake County) as a Private, age 20. He served in Co. I, 1st North Carolina Infantry. He was captured Sept. 12, 1864 at Spotsylvania Courthouse, Va. and was imprisoned at Point Lookout Prison, Md. He was paroled & exchanged for a Union soldier on Sept. 18, 1864. He was listed as sick in a hospital in Richmond on Sept. 22, 1864, and died two days later of chronic diarrhea. Henry H. Young enlisted Sept. 2, 1862 in Wake County as a Private, age 32. He served in Co. G, 2nd North Carolina Infantry. He surrendered as a parolee on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox Courthouse. Francis Marion Young enlisted on July 7, 1862 in Wake County as a Private, age 26. He served in the same unit, Co. I, 1st North Carolina Infantry, as his brother Thomas. He was taken prisoner at Gettysburg, PA on July 3, 1863 and subsequently imprisoned at Fort Delaware, Del. He died in prison Oct. 6, 1863 and was interred at Finn’s Point National Cemetery, N.J. Allen P. Young enlisted in the 44th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company A. One record shows he found a substitute to go to the war for him. No other details exist regarding him.

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