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William C. Parker

Parker, William Cornelius.
Birth: 4 OCT 1833 Haywood Co., N.C.
Death: 10 JUL 1910 Franklin Co., AZ.
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Parker, William S. , Jr.
Mother: Brown, Elizabeth Jane
Family:
Marriage: 3 AUG 1856 in Towns Co., GA.
Spouse:
Wood, Amanda Matilda  "Manda"
Birth: 21 OCT 1838 Union Co., GA.
Death: 27 MAY 1925 Franklin Co., AZ.
Gender: Female
Parents:
Father: Wood, John , Jr.
Mother: McClure, Nancy
Children:
Parker, Rhoda L.
Birth: 1858 Towns Co., GA.
Gender: Female
Parker, Sarah
Birth: 1860 Towns Co., GA.
Gender: Female
Parker, Nancy Jane
Parker, John Elisha

Notes:
 
William C. Parker's Official American Civil War Record: Parker, William C.

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, AR.
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].

BATTLES:

    Williamsburg
    Seven Days' Battles - May 28 - June 3, 1862
    The Maryland Campaign
    Fredericksburg
    Chancellorsville
    Gettysburg - July 1-3, 1863
    Bristoe
    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

Parker Genealogy