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J. Bidix Military Records Transcription

[Is this James A. Biddix born 1826?]

Item 1
Bidix, J.
Capt. Mallett's Company,
North Carolina.
Private / Private
Card Numbers.
1.  49103598
Number of medical cards herein: 0
Number of personal papers herein: 0

Item 2
B  /  Capt. Mallett's Co. /  N. C.
J. Bidix
Pvt, Capt. John W. Mallett's Company.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
of the organization named above,
for Not dated.
When: Oct 10, 186_.
Where: Camp Vance
By whom: Capt J. C. McRae
Period: War
Last paid:
By whom: [blank]
To what time: [blank]
Present or absent: Present
Remarks: [stamped] Roll Not Signed.
Book mark: [blank]
            W. Mull_ull[?]


Some information on Camp Vance:

"Camp Vance was located in Burke Co., NC, six miles outside Morganton. It was established as a training facility in 1861. By 1864 all the soldiers trained there were the conscripted.(Confederate Conscription Act passed 17 February 1864)."

"Most of the records were burned during a surprise raid on the camp by the Union Col. George W. Kirk, with about 130 men, out of east Tennessee, on 28 June 1864."

Some information on Capt. John W. Mallett's Company , Captain later Major James C. McRae, Camp Vance, North Carolina


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