Saturday, April 16, 2011
“Monroe Light Infantry”
(Originally named the 5th N.C. Volunteers)
Formed in Union County, North Carolina on May 3, 1861.
James Alberron - Resided in Caswell Co, NC when he enlisted as a Private on July 15, 1862. Wounded on Dec. 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg, VA.
Howell Boswell - Resided in Caswell Co, NC when he enlisted as a Private on July 15, 1862. Absent on detail as laborer or forage master. Wounded on Sept. 14, 1862 at Crampton's Gap, MD. Returned to duty on Feb. 28, 1863.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
The following history chronicles the lives of the descendants of John Barbosa Frederick and wife Elizabeth. In 1685 John and Elizabeth came to America from Alsace, France, in the ship William and Sara. They settled in Virginia. Some of the family migrated to Maryland, then to South and North Carolina. The Frederick families coming to Missouri in 1862 were natives of Person County, NC.