Julius A. Henry enlisted on 22 April 1861
in Wadesboro, Anson Co., NC at the age of 26, listing Occupation as an
artist. He volunteered in the 14th North Carolina Infantry, Co.
C, “Anson Guards" as a private.
He was present present or accounted for
until wounded with a contusion at Chancellorsville. He rejoined the
company before July 1, 1863 and was present at the Battle of Gettysburg.
He was promoted to Corporal on December 19, 1863.
He received a head wound in battle near
Chancellorsville, VA May 12, 1864 ( Spotsylvania C. H., The Bloody
Angle). After being wounded, he stayed in the hospital and in Jan. 1865
was a Ward Master at the General Hospital Camp Winder in Richmond (the
hospital was near present day Byrd Park Lake / The Boulevard ) by
authority of General Lee.
He surrendered himself to the Union army on April 17, 1865 and signed a Parole of Honor. He died about 1878 in Hanover County, VA.
Information provided by: Jeff Talley, whose great-great-grandfather is Julius Articus Henry