Col. Robert Murden's Militia Regiment, Pasquotank County 1755

FORBES members only:

Captain Samuel Loumans' Company:

John Forbes, Corpl

Baley Forbes

 

Captain Joseph Nash's Company:

James Forbes

Captain Griffin Jones's Company:

Edward Forbes

Moses Forbes

Jacob Forbes

Isaac Forbes

 

FORBES CONFEDERATE MILITARY SERVICE
from "North Carolina Troops: 1861-1865 A Roster"

ISAAC FORBES
1. Co. E, 17th Regiment NC Troops (1st Organization)
Born in Camden County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Currituck County on May 13, 1861. Present or accounted for until the Company was disbanded on or about April 2, 1862. Later served in Company A, 56th Regiment NC Troops (Infantry)

2. Co. A, 56th Regiment NC Troops (Infantry)
Previously served as Private in Company E., 17th regiment NC Troops(1st organization).Enlisted in this company at age 19, on April 25, 1862 for the war. Reported present through April, 1863. Captured at the Battle of Second Gum Swamp on May 22, 1863. sent to New Bern, paroled and sent to City Point, Virginia where he was received on May 28, 1863 for exchange. Returned to duty prior to July 1, 1863. Reported present through February, 1864. Wounded at Ware Bottom Church, Virginia, May 20, 1864. Furloughed on June 13, 1864. returned to duty in September-december, 1864. Captured at Five Forks, Virginia April 1, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, April 6, 1865; released at Point Lookout on June 26, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

 

MALACHI FORBES

1. G.G Luke's Independent Company. Transferred Sept-Dec, 1861 to Co. E, 17th Regt NC Troops (1st Organization) 2. Co. E, 17th Regiment NC Troops (1st Organization) Transferred to this company September-december, 1861; present or accounted for until the company was disbanded on or about April 2, 1862. Later served in Co A, 56th regt. NC Troops (Infantry) 3.Co. A, 56th regiment NC Troops (Infantry) Previously served as Private in Company E, 17th Regiment NC Troops (1st Organization). Enlisted in this company in Camden County at age 18, April 25, 1862 for the war. Reported present through April, 1863. Captured at the Battle of Second Gum Swamp on May 22, 1863, sent to New Bern, paroled, and sent to City Point, Virginia where he was received on may 28, 1863 for exchange. Returned to duty prior to July 1, 1863. Reported present through February 1864. Wounded in the mouth near Petersburg, Virginia, June 16, 1864. Hospitalized in Petersburg. Returned to duty on June 30, 1864. Reported present through December, 1864. Captured at Fort Stedman, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, March 28, 1865. Released at Point Lookout on June 26, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

 

THOMAS TRAFTON CONFEDERATE SERVICE

Thomas B. Trafton
Private\tCaptain W.A. Duke's Independent Company
1st Co. I, 32nd Regiment NC Troops (Infantry)

Thomas Trafton was born in Camden County in 1831. He first enlisted in W.A. Duke's Independent Company. He was assigned to 1st Company I, 32d Regt. NC Troops (Infantry) while a prisoner of war. He reported for duty on or about February 20, 1862. He was present or accounted for until the company was disbanded on April 2, 1862.

THOMAS GREGORY CONFEDERATE SERVICE

Thomas Gregory, Pvt

Captain G.G. Luke's Independent Company
1st Co. H, 32 Regiment NC Troops (Infantry)
Co. A, 56th Regiment NC Troops (Infantry)

Enlisted July 15, 1861 in G.G. Luke's Independent Company for 1 year; captured at Fort Hatteras August 29th, 1861; assigned to 1st Co H while a prisoner at Fort Warren, Massachusetts; paroled January 31, 1862 and mustered out of 1st Co. H April 2, 1862; Enlisted in Co. A, 56th Regiment May 1, 1862; captured at 2nd Gum Swamp May 22, 1863 and exchanged prior to September, 1863; captured at Fort Stedman March 25, 1865 and transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland as a Prisoner of War; he was released on June 27, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance