Parker, William Cornelius.
Birth: 4 OCT 1833 Haywood Co., N.C.
Death: 10 JUL 1910 Franklin Co., AZ.
Father: Parker, William S. , Jr.
Mother: Brown, Elizabeth Jane
Marriage: 3 AUG 1856 in Towns Co., GA.
Wood, Amanda Matilda "Manda"Children:
Birth: 21 OCT 1838 Union Co., GA.
Death: 27 MAY 1925 Franklin Co., AZ.
Father: Wood, John , Jr.
Mother: McClure, Nancy
Parker, Rhoda L.
Birth: 1858 Towns Co., GA.
Towns Co., GA.
Parker, Nancy Jane
Parker, John Elisha
Enlisted 5-1-61 at Wake Co, N.C. Corporal. Tailor. Promoted 4-25-62 to Sergeant. Discharged
7-29-62 due to being over age.
One source reflects William's age is 35 at discharge. Census records refute
his age to be 35 at discharge. According to all census records he would have been 28-30 at discharge. His age may
have been documented in error on American Civil War Muster Records or when copied or typed for internet
records. For more information please read Confederate Military Records on "Parker Genealogy" main page.
William C. Parker is the only Parker and relative to serve in the 14th North Carolina Regiment.
William C. Parker:
Birth: 4 OCT 1833 in Haywood Co., N.C.
Death: 10 JUL 1910 Between Cass and St. Paul,
Burial: AFT. 10 JUL 1910 Morgan cemetery on Fly Gap, Franklin City, AR.
Event: Moved 1870 From Town Co., GA. to
Franklin Co., AR.
Military Service: ABT. 1862 Sgt., Co E 14th N.C. Regiment. He enlisted in the 14th North Carolina Regiment
as a Corporal and was promoted to Sergeant.
Census: 1860 Cherokee Co., N.C.
The 14th N.C. Infantry Regiment was formerly the 4th Volunteers, which completed its organization
in June, 1861, at Garysburg, North Carolina. With more than 1,000 men, the regiment moved to Virginia where it was placed
in the Department of Norfolk. Later it was assigned to General Colston's, G. B. Anderson's, Ramseur's, and Cox's Brigade,
Army of Northern Virginia.
Cox's Brigade under Brig. Gen. William Cox consisted of:
1st NC Infantry Regiment, Col. H. M. Brown
2nd NC Infantry
Regiment, Col. J. P. Cobb
3rd NC Infantry Regiment, Col. S. D. Thurston
4th NC Infantry Regiment, Col. J. H. Wood
14th NC Infantry Regiment, Lt. Col. W.A. Johnston
30th NC Infantry Regiment
The 14th participated in the various
campaigns of the army from Williamsburg to Cold Harbor, fought with Early in the Shenandoah Valley, and ended the war at Appomattox.
It sustained 17 casualties at Williamsburg, 102 during the Seven Days' Battles, 139 in the Maryland Campaign, 4 at Fredericksburg,
and 142 at Chancellorsville. Of the 306 engaged at Gettysburg, twenty percent were disabled, and there was 1 killed and 4
wounded at Bristoe. It surrendered 7 officers and 107 men [at Appomattox].
Seven Days' Battles - May 28 - June 3, 1862
The Maryland Campaign
- July 1-3, 1863
Monocacy - July 9, 1864
Appomattox - April 9, 1865
14th North Carolina Regiment (List of Battles)
Confederate Military Records, Statistics, POWs, Etc.
Civil War Regiments of Western North Carolina