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Samuel J. Boyce
  Sergeant, Confederate States of America Army
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Courtesy of Derick S. Hartshorn: April 2007

BOYCE, SAMUEL J., Sergeant, Company K, 30th Regiment, N.C. Troops. Resided in Mecklenburg County where he enlisted at age 18, September 13, 1861. Mustered in as Private. Promoted to Corporal in May-December, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant in January-June, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right thigh and captured at Kelly's Ford, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Right leg amputated above the knee. Hospitalized at Washington,  DC,  where he died on  November  11, 1863.  "Noted for coolness and bravery in battle." [North Carolina Troops-A Roster 1861-1865, North Carolina Dept. of Archives and History, Vol. 8:414]



BOYCE, S J
CO K) 30TH N.C. INF.
DATE OF DEATH: 11/11/1863
BURIED AT: SECTION 16  SITE 81

SJ Boyce Gravesite PHOTO
 Photo Courtesy of Roxsanne Wells-Layton, June 2006


Posted: 18 June 2006 Updated: 20 April 2007