Niven Culbreth

Niven Culbreth
April 17, 1837 – March 24, 1896

Note: Alternate Death Date – November 1876
(Military Headstone Application shows 1896, but filed in 1937. Other researchers show 1876 & Niven cannot be found in the 1880 Census.)

Alternate Spelling: Nivin Culbreth
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
February 15, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
38th North Carolina Regiment, Company K
Rank: Private
June 26, 1862 – Wounded at Mechanicsville, VA
January-February, 1863 – Returned to Duty
March 16, 1863 – Promoted to Corporal
April 6, 1864 – Promoted to Sergeant
May 21, 1864 – Captured at Spotsylvania Court House, VA
May 30, 1864 – Confined at Point Lookout, MD
February 14-15, 1865 – Paroled and transferred to
Cox’s Wharf, James River, VA to be exchanged

Parents
Henry Culbreth 1807-1880
Sarah A. Williford 1814-1917

Siblings
Mary M. Culbreth 1836-1874
John Clinton Culbreth 1838-1917       38th NC Co K
Catherine Culbreth 1839-1932
Effie A. Culbreth 1842
Henry Clay Culbreth 1844-1923     2nd Bat NC Local Def Co D
Nancy Elizabeth Culbreth 1846-1920
Sarah Isabelle Culbreth 1848-1926
William David Culbreth 1850-1930
Susan Amanda Culbreth 1852-1925
Columbia Culbreth 1854-1937

Never Married

Burial
Big Rockfish Cemetery
Hope Mills, NC

Niven Culbreth Grave

Niven Culbreth Grave