Two Gillis Men were “Detailed to work at C.S. Arsenal at Fayetteville, N.C.”

by | Aug 5, 2016 | Confederate affiliation, Hoke

Two men, David W. Gillis and John A. Gillis, both from an area of Cumberland County that became Hoke County, enlisted in the Confederate Army to serve for the duration of the war on March 1, 1862 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. They were Privates in Captain Joseph B Starr’s Light Company B, 36 Regiment, North Carolina Troops. Both were “[d]etailed to work at C.S. Arsenal at Fayetteville, N.C. [on] September 3, [1863].”

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