Samuel Hill, Private, Co. F, 46th NC Inf, born in Randolph Co., NC where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Randolph Co. at age 19, March 12, 1862. Present and accounting for until wounded in the hand at Fredericksburg, Va. Dec 13th, 1863. Returned to duty prior to Jan 1st, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Bristoe Station, Va. Oct 14th, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC. Died in hospital at Washington on Dec 20th, 1863 of ‘diarrhoea chronic.’
41 NC INF
DATE OF DEATH: 12/20/1863
BURIED AT: SECTION CONF SITE 220
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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