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Armstead King
Private, Confederate States of America Army
North Carolina State Flag
Courtesy of Derick S. Hartshorn, April 2007:

KING, ARMSTEAD, Private, Company I, 43rd Regiment, North Carolinas Troops. Born in Stokes County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Stokes County at age 28, March 20, 1862. Reported sick in hospital at Petersburg, Virginia, in July-August, 1862. Returned to duty in September-October, 1862. Reported present through August, 1863. Reported present but under arrest in September-October, 1863. Reason he was arrested not reported. Escaped from the brigade guardhouse on an unspecified date and deserted to the enemy. Confined at Old Capitol Prison. Washington, D.C., November 8, 1863. Hospitalized at Washington on January 3, 1864. Died at Washington on or about February 2, 1864, of "pneumonia." [NCT 13:144]


KING, A
H 55 NC INF
DATE OF DEATH: 02/02/1864
BURIED AT: SECTION CONF  SITE 217

A. King Gravesite PHOTO
 Photo Courtesy of Roxsanne Wells-Layton, July 2006


Posted: 18 June 2006 Updated: 22 April 2007