John Alexander Mitchell

John Alexander Mitchell
1838 – 1917

Alternate Spelling: John Mitchell
1860 Residence: Mount Olive, Duplin County, NC

3rd Great Grandfather of Mack Eason
3rd Great Grandfather of Tim Eason

Military RecordMarch 6, 1862 – Enlisted at Duplin County, NC
43rd North Carolina Regiment, Company A
Rank:  Private
March 24, 1864 – Transferred to
57th North Carolina Regiment, Company I
April 1864 – Reported Absent Wounded
July-December, 1864 – Reported Absent Sick
January 11-12, 1865 – Captured at Woodstock, VA
January 18, 1865 – Confined at Fort McHenry, MD
May 1, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Note:  Records of the Federal Provost Marshal dated January 16-21, 1865, indicated that he was a “guerilla” who was not to be exchanged until the end of the war

Parents
Unknown

Siblings
Unknown

Wife
Elizabeth Taybourn 1838

Children
David Lawrence Mitchell 1859 – 1918
John James Mitchell 1862 – 1945
Alexander Mitchell 1866 – 1955
Susan A. Mitchell 1868
Thomas Henry Mitchell 1871 – 1942
Isaac Mitchell 1876 – 1940