Orren Harris Brantley


Orren Harris Brantley, CSA, son of Edwin Brantley and Susan Parks, b. 1837 d. 1917 m. Mary Ann Rixie Murray. Served in E Company, NC 7th Infantry, CSA. From war record: Resided in Nash County and enlisted at Camp Advance at age 28, June 24, 1861, for the war. Wounded in the right leg and captured at New Bern on March 14, 1862. Confined at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, until exchanged at Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, August 5, 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Va, May 1-4, 1863. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1863, and present and accounted for until October, 1864. Paroled at Raleigh on May 15, 1865.

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