Serving their country-
Poteat/Poteet Soldiers of the Confederacy
North Carolina
POTEET/POTEAT
Confederate Records

POTEET, ROBERT, Private, Co. B, 7th Regiment NC Cavalry - Resided in McDowell County where he enlisted at age 39, August 10, 1861. Discharged on July 16, 1862, by reason of being over age. [NCT 2:528]

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POTEET, W. G., Private, Co. B, 7th Regiment NC Cavalry - Resided in McDowell County and enlisted at age 27, April 15, 1862. Killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. [NCT 2:528]

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POTEAT, PETER, Private, Co. G, 1st Regiment N. C. Infantry (6 Months, 1861) - Enlisted in Burke County at age 40, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12- 13, 1861. [NCT 3:39]

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POTEAT, JOHN A., Private, Co. F, 2nd Regiment NC Troops - Enlisted in Wake County on May 9, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. [NCT 3:438]

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POTEET, ALBURTO L., Corporal, Private, Co. D, 6th Regiment NC Troops - Born in Burke County where he resided prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 41, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and appointed Corporal on February 25, 1862. Mortally wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862, and died prior to September 30, 1862. Place of death not reported. [NCT 4:314]

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POTEET, WILLIAM, Private, Private, Co. D, 6th Regiment NC Troops - Enlisted at Port Royal, Virginia, at age 17, February 12, 1863, for the war. Wounded in the shoulder at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Venus Point, Savannah River, Georgia, where he was received on November 15, 1864, for exchange. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. [NCT 4:314]

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POTEET, JOHN, Private, Co. D, 11th Regiment NC Troops - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 37, January 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Rejoined the company in May-June, 1864, and present or accounted for until transferred to Company F, 41st Regiment N.C. Troops (3rd Regiment N.C. Cavalry), December 8, 1864. [NCT 5:46]

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POTEET, SAMUEL, Private, Co. D, 11th Regiment NC Troops - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 25, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died "at home" on October 14, 1863. Cause of death not reported. [NCT 5:46]

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POTEAT, FELIX L., 3rd Lieutenant, Co. A, 13th Regiment NC Troops - Resided in Caswell County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Caswell County at age 22, April 29, 1861. Mustered in as Sergeant and was appointed 3rd Lieutenant to rank from July 13, 1861. Present or accounted for until he was defeated for reelection when the regiment was reorganized on April 26, 1862. [May have served later as 3rd Lieutenant of Company K, 47th Regiment N.C.Troops.] [NCT 5:288]

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POTEAT, JAMES M., Corporal, Co. A, 13th Regiment NC Troops - Born in Caswell County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Caswell County at age 23, April 29, 1861. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on April 26, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the hip and captured at Sharps-burg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Confined at Fort McHenry, Maryland. Paroled and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, in November, 1862. Reported absent wounded until discharged at camp near Orange Court House, Virginia, February 8, 1864, by reason of wounds received at Sharpsburg. [NCT 5:295]

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POTEAT, THOMAS, Private, Co. A, 13th Regiment NC Troops - Born in Caswell County and enlisted at Camp Holmes on April 10, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, June 10, 1864, of "rubeola." [NCT 5:295]

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POTEET, ROBERT, Private, Co. B, 22nd Regiment NC Troops -Resided in McDowell County where he enlisted at age 39, August 10, 1861. Discharged on July 16, 1862, by reason of being over age. [NCT 7:33]

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POTEET, W. G., Private, Co. B, 22nd Regiment NC Troops - Resided in McDowell County and enlisted at age 27, April 15, 1862. Killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. [NCT 7:33]

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POTEET, JOHN H., Private, Co. K, 22nd Regiment NC Troops - Resided in McDowell County and enlisted in Wake County at age 18, June 5, 1861. Wounded in the foot at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 1-4, 1863. Hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, until transferred to Salisbury on June 15, 1863. No further records. [NCT 7:103]

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POTEET, JAMES A., Private, Co. B, 35th Regiment NC Troops - Born in Burke County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in McDowell County at age 24, September 11, 1861. Reported present during January-April, 1862. Deserted on August 20, 1863. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Reported absent sick from October 20, 1864, through February, 1865. [NCT 9:377]

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POTEET, JOHN E., Private, Co. B, 35th Regiment NC Troops - Born in Burke County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in McDowell County at age 18, September 11, 1861. Reported present during January-April, 1862. Died at Kinston on May 22, 1862, of "fever." [NCT 9:377]

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POTEET, FRANCIS M., Private, Co. A, 49th Regiment NC Troops Resided in McDowell County and was by occupation a miller prior to enlisting in McDowell County at age 36, October 2, 1863, for the war. Deserted at Weldon on December 1, 1863. Arrested on January 27, 1864. Rejoined the company on May 25, 1864. Reported present in July-August, 1864. [NCT 12:38]

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POTEAT, THOMAS J., Private, Co. A, 52nd Regiment NC Troops - Born in Cabarrus County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Cabarrus County at age 22, March 21, 1862. Wounded in the right thigh (possibly also in the left arm) and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863. Hospitalized at Gettysburg. Transferred to hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania, on or about July 14, 1863. Paroled at Chester and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on August 20, 1863, for exchange. Hospitalized at Farmville, Virginia, August 28, 1863. Furloughed for thirty days on September 12, 1863. Reported absent wounded or absent sick through December, 1864. Deserted to the enemy on an unspecified date. Took the Oath of Allegiance at City Point on February 9, 1865. [NCT 12:425]

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POTEET, JOSEPH A., Private, Company B, 54th Regiment, NC Troops - Born in McDowell County* and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in McDowell County at age 22, April 1, 1862. Reported absent sick in June, 1862. Reported absent without leave in July-October, 1862. Reported absent sick in November-December, 1862. Returned to duty in January-February, 1863. Discharged on April 30, 1863, by reason of "gen[era]l debility & phthisis pulmonalis." Hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, May 2, 1863, with typhoid pneumonia. Died in hospital at Richmond on June 1, 1863, of "pneumonia." [NCT 13:267]

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POTEET, SAMUEL A., Sergeant, Private, Co. A, 58th Regiment NC Troops. Resided in Mitchell or McDowell County and was by occupation a laborer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 25, July 16, 1862, for the war. Mustered in with an unspecified rank. Promoted to Sergeant prior to March 1, 1863. Reported present in January-February, 1863. Sent to Knoxville, Tennessee, sick in March-April, 1863. Reduced to ranks prior to May 1,1863. Reported present and was promoted to Sergeant in May-June, 1863. Killed at Chickamauga, Georgia, September 20, 1863. [NCT 14:285]

[Ref: North Carolina Troops - 1861-1865-A Roster, N.C. Dept. of Achives & History, North Carolina Troops - 1861-1865-A Roster (1966-2003 )

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