Bright D. Byrd

Bright D. Byrd
May 16, 1831 – March 25, 1864

Alternate Spelling: Bright Byrd
1860 Residence: Morrisville, Wake County, NC

Military History
April 29, 1862 – Enlisted at Harnett County, NC
50th North Carolina Regiment, Company H
Rank: Private
February 22, 1864 – Hospitalized at Wilmington after he fell under a railroad car while boarding a train and severely injured his foot. Foot had to be amputated.
March 25, 1864 – Died in hospital at Wilmington of injuries and typhoid fever.

Parents
George Washington Byrd 1793 – 1859
Penelope “Penny” Ritter 1799 – ?

Siblings
Ella Byrd 1820
Aldridge Miller Byrd 1822 – 1895
George Washington Byrd 1823 – 1893
Penny Byrd 1825
Reddin B. Byrd 1828 – 1897       50th NC, Co H
John Haywood Byrd 1834 – 1916       50th NC, Co H
Tabitha “Bitha” Byrd 1835 – 1906
Sarah Byrd 1838
James Lewis Byrd 1841 – 1906       50th NC, Co H

Wife
Lucinda Baker 1832 – 1906

Children
Mary Louise Byrd 1852 – 1920
Penelope E. Byrd 1854
John Anderson Byrd 1855 – 1917
Martha Winifred Byrd 1856 – 1936
Elizabeth Byrd 1857
Junious David Byrd 1859 – 1951
Bright Alexander Byrd 1861 – 1951