William B. Nunnery

William B. Nunnery
1839 – July 15, 1864

1860 Residence: Cumberland County, North Carolina

Military Record
May 3, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
51st North Carolina Regiment, Company I
Rank: Private
June 1, 1864 – Captured at Cold Harbor, VA
June 11, 1864 – Confined at Point Lookout, MD
July 15, 1864 – Killed in a train accident at Shohola, PA en route to Elmira, NY

Parents
Amos Nunnery 1811-1865        2nd Bat NC Local Def Co F
Elizabeth Carter 1819-1878

Siblings
John Nunnery 1837-1862        51st NC, Co I
Mary Sarah Nunnery 1840-1934
Henry Nunnery 1841-1916        51st NC Co I
Charity Nunnery 1842-1913
George W. Nunnery 1843
Rothwell Nunnery 1847-1915
Jonathan N. Nunnery 1848-1924
Amos James Nunnery 1849-1930
Elizabeth Ann Nunnery 1850-1932
Sarah Jane Nunnery 1852-1928

Never Married

Burial
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Elmira, NY
(with the others from the Shohola Train Wreck….although not listed on the monument)

Memorial Stone:
Starling Cemetery
Carl Freeman Road
Fayetteville, NC

William Nunnery Grave

William Nunnery Grave

Daniel Cameron Tew

Daniel Cameron Tew
1846 – 190?

Alternate Spelling: Daniel Tew, Daniel C. Tew, Cameron Tew, D. C. Tew
1860 Residence: Draughons Store, Sampson County, NC

Military Record
April 7, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
51st North Carolina Regiment, Company I
Rank: Private
November-December 1862 – Reported absent sick
January-February 1863 – Returned to Duty
June 1, 1864 – Captured at Cold Harbor, VA
June 11, 1864 – Confined at Point Lookout, MD
July 12, 1864 – Transferred to Elmira, NY
July 15, 1864 – Injured in a train accident at Shohola, PA. Injuries included at fractured breastbone, three broken ribs, and a dislocated shoulder
June 21, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Daniel Tew 1792 – 1860
Rebecca Clarkey Dorman 1801 – 1874

Siblings
Anna Jane Tew 1825 –
William Riley Tew 1828 – 1862        20th NC, Co E
Elizabeth Tew 1830 – 1908
Cinderilla R. Tew 1833 – 1880
Ashley Buster Tew 1834 – 1863        20th NC, Co E
John Lee W. Tew 1836 – 1888        20th NC, Co E
Lemmick James Tew 1840 – 1909        51st NC, Co I
Mary E. Tew 1842 – 1919

Wife
Catherine Frances Williamson 1854

Children
Sarah Margaret Tew 1872 – 1938
John Henry Tew 1874 – 1944
Della Obeta Tew 1875 – 1960
Ida Columbus Tew 1878 – 1943
Tine Florence Tew 1880 – 1916
William “Willie” Faison Tew 1885 – 1940
Cameron Francis Tew 1888 – 1965
Christopher Columbus Tew 1890 – 1973
Charles Weaver Tew 1892 – 1968

Wife
Emma Tew 1873

Sir William Lee

Sir William Lee
1832 – July 15, 1864

Alternate Spelling: William Lee
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
February 7, 1863 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
56th North Carolina Regiment, Company B
Rank: Private
April 20, 1863 – Reported Absent Without Leave
April 28, 1863 – Reported under arrest at Kinston, NC
June 26, 1863 – Reported “under guard” at Drewry’s Bluff, VA
Prior to September 1, 1863 – Returned to Duty
March 7, 1864 – Transferred to
51st North Carolina Regiment, Company K
June 1, 1864 – Captured at Cold Harbor, VA
June 11, 1864 – Confined at Point Lookout, MD
July 12, 1864 – Boarded train for transfer to Elmira, NY
July 15, 1864 – Killed in train accident at Shohola, PA

Parents
Lemon Handley Lee 1810 – 1885
Elizabeth Lovedy Jernigan 1810 – 1887

Siblings
Batt Lee 1834 – 1870        56th NC Co B
Erasmus E. Lee 1838 – 1898        51st NC Co K
Keziah Lee 1841 – 1924
Lemon Handley Lee 1842 – 1861        20th NC Co H
Martha Jane Lee 1843 – 1924
Lovedy Lee 1847 – 1923
Blackman Westbrook Lee 1849 – 1888
Julius E. Lee 1851 – 1918
Lunda Lee 1854 – 1917

Wife
Marinda Caroline Thornton 1834-1920

Children
Julia Frances Lee 1857-1923
James Franklin Lee 1858-1923
Catholina Lee 1861-1884

Burial
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Elmira, NY

Sir William Lee Grave

Sir William Lee Grave

Shohola Deaths

Shohola Deaths

 

Shohola Train Wreck

While working on recompiling a roster of troops for our area, I came across some information that I had originially discovered back in the early 90s.  A good number of soldiers from Cumberland County had died in a train wreck at Shohola, Pennsylvania. Continue reading