Armstead King – Private, Confederate States of America Army

KING, ARMSTEAD, Private, Company I, 43rd Regiment, North Carolinas Troops. Born in Stokes County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Stokes County at age 28, March 20, 1862. Reported sick in hospital at Petersburg, Virginia, in July-August, 1862. Returned to duty in September-October, 1862. Reported present through August, 1863. Reported present but under arrest in September-October, 1863. Reason he was arrested not reported. Escaped from the brigade guardhouse on an unspecified date and deserted to the enemy. Confined at Old Capitol Prison. Washington, D.C., November 8, 1863. Hospitalized at Washington on January 3, 1864. Died at Washington on or about February 2, 1864, of “pneumonia.” [NCT 13:144]


KING, A

  • H 55 NC INF
  • DATE OF DEATH: 02/02/1864
  • BURIED AT: SECTION CONF  SITE 217

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