Private Henry W. Overcash, Company B. Resided in Rowan County where he enlisted at age 27, July 4, 1862 for the war. Hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, September 22, 1863. Furloughed for twenty days on October 16, 1862. Returned to duty in January-February, 1863. Sent to hospital from camp near Port Royal, Virginia, February 25, 1863. Hospitalized at Richmond on April 25, 1863, with typhoid fever. Transferred to another hospital on May 1, 1863. Returned to duty prior to September 1, 1863. Wounded in the chest and captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Hospitalized at Washington D.C. where he died on December 10, 1863, of wounds. According to the roster there were 13 soldiers in Company B with the last name of Overcash.
OVERCASH, H W
- B 57TH NC
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/10/1863
BURIED AT: SITE 66
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