Gentry, William Peter

58th NCT flag
58th NC Infantry battle flag
Age at Enlistment:  26

Length of Service: 1862

State: North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    58th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record: Enlisted in Co. M on 26 Sep 1862; Deserted on 21 Dec 1862 from Big Creek Gap, TN; NFR

Survived War: Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Woodford Community Cemetery, Ashe Co., NC (Unmarked grave)

Soldier Info: Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1836;  Died in Ashe Co., NC in 1916

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 6x

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