Age at Enlistment: 17
Length of Service: 1814-1815
Unit: 10th U.S. Infantry Regiment
Service Record: Enlisted at Rutherford, NC on Jan. 7, 1814 by a LT Alexander; Served in CPT George Strother’s Co.; Discharged July 1815 Fredericksburg, VA; received a pension for service after the war; owned hat making business (“Enoch Ward & Co. Confederate Hatters”) for Confederate Soldiers in War between the States.
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery / Burial: Likely in Hendersonville, NC , but unknown burial
Soldier Info: Born in Grayson Co., VA in 1797; Died in Hendersonville, NC in 1879
Relationship to Author: 8th Great Uncle