Edmund Lafayette Sikes

Edmund Lafayette Sikes
May 21, 1835 – March 3, 1865

Alternate Spelling: Edmund Lafayette Sykes, Edmund Sykes, Edmund Sikes
1860 Residence: Bladen County, NC

Great Grandfather of Joel Sikes

Military Record
May 1, 1862 – Enlisted at New Hanover County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
Rank: Private
January 15, 1865 – Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Elmira, NY
March 3, 1865 – Died at Elmira, NY of diarrhea

Parents
John Sikes 1798
Emily ? 1797

Siblings
Richard Sikes 1832
Giles A. Sikes 1838        18th NC Co B

Wife
Helen Johnson 1838-1903

Children
John W. Sikes 1858-1916
Richard C. Sikes 1859
Joel Daniel Sikes 1861-1886
Alice Sikes 1863

Burial
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Grave #1991
Elmira, NY