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Faces of the 6th

The Photographic History of original members of the

6th North Carolina State Troops

Copyright (C) 1999-2013, compiled by Historian, Rick Walton

The following photographs are of original members of the "Bloody Sixth". We are honored to include their images here.

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Sgt. Bartlett Yancey Malone

Co. H

"B.Y. Malone was borned in the year of our lord 1838 and graduated in the corn field and tobacco patch. He entered the war June the 18, 1861..." From his diary

Best known as the author of the diary that was later published as "Whipt 'Em Every Time", Malone served in Co. H, "The Caswell Boys" commanded by Captain Alfred A.Mitchell.

Enlisted: June 6,1861 for the war  
Where: Caswell County  
Age at enlistment: 22  
Appointed Corporal: May/June 1861  
Promoted to Sergeant: February 1, 1863  
Wounded: Malvern Hill, Va. July 1, 1862  
Wounded: Chancellorsville, Va., May 4, 1863 
Captured: Rappahannock Station, Va. November 7, 1863 and confined at Point Lookout Maryland  
Paroled & Exchanged: Aikens Landing Va. Feb. 25-Mar. 3, 1865- Admitted to hospital in Richmond after being exchanged.



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