Battle Person Detail

Branch, Lawrence O.

Branch entered the Confederate Army in May 1861 and was appointed brigadier general the same year. He was killed in the Battle of Antietam, Sharpsburg, Md., while in command of the Fourth Brigade, North Carolina Troops on September 17, 1862. He is buried in Old City Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.
Brigadier General
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