William Henry, the third soldier son
William Henry Pitts, my great-great-uncle, was born to John Henry and Sarah Lolly Rogers Pitts in 1841 in Catawba County, North Carolina. He joined two other brothers, Conrad and Abel, fighting the war. William enlisted in Company C, N.C. 28th Infantry Regiment, on Aug. 13, 1861. He joined in Catawba County as a private. He mustered out 31 Aug. 31, 1862 at Farmville, Va. He did not survive the war.