I see you are looking for info on several soldiers in the 57th North Carolina Regiment (Confederate) who are buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
I have a book published by the North Carolina Division of Archives and History covering the 57th, 58th, 60th & 61th regiments that includes the roster of members including information. For example you are looking for info on Tobias Beaver of Company C (in which two of my Great-graet Grandfathers served).
Here is the information on Tobias from this book: “Resided in Rowan County and was by occupation an overseer prior to enlisting in Rowan County at age 29, July 4, 1862, for the war.
“Hosptalized in Richmond Virginia, October 16, 1862, with typhoid fever. Furloughed for thirty days on or about December 24, 1862. Returned to duty prior to March 1, 1863. Captured at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 4, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, on or about May 7, 1863. Paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on May 23, 1863, for exchange. Returned to duty prior to September 1, 1863. Wounded in the left leg (fracture) and captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Hospitalized at Washington D.C. Died in a hospital at Washington on March 27, 1864 of ‘secondary hemorrage.'”
- CO C) 57TH N.C. INF
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/27/1864
- BURIED AT: SECTION 16 SITE 223
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETER
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