The Ancestors and Family of Douglas F McSwain:Information about Burwell Blanton McSwain
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Burwell Blanton McSwain (b. July 15, 1829, d. September 13, 1903)Burwell Blanton McSwain (son of William McSwain and Mary Bridges) was born July 15, 1829 in Rutherford (Cleveland) County, NC, and died September 13, 1903 in Cleveland County, NC82.He married Elizabeth McSwain on October 07, 1855 in Cleveland County, NC83, 84, daughter of Thomas McSwain and Frances Bridges.
Notes for Burwell Blanton McSwain:
Enlisted in Cleveland County, NC on March 17, 1862 as a private in Company H, 28th NC Infantry, CSA.
Wounded on August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, VA, he returned to duty on October 31, 1862.He was wounded again on May 1, 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA and again on July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, PA.He was detached from Co H and detailed as a hospital guard in Charlotte, NC from August 19, 1864 through February 15, 1865. (Source: Jordan, NC Troops 1861-65, A Roster, Vol IX (1993))
More About Burwell Blanton McSwain:
Burial: Unknown, Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Cleveland County, NC.
Residence: On May 21, 1850, Burwell B McSwain purchased from his uncle and future father-in-law, Thomas McSwain, five acres of land on which he built a home..85
More About Burwell Blanton McSwain and Elizabeth McSwain:
Marriage: October 07, 1855, Cleveland County, NC.86, 87
Children of Burwell Blanton McSwain and Elizabeth McSwain are:
- +Doctor Franklin McSwain, b. April 07, 1869, Cleveland County, NC, d. July 21, 1920, Cleveland County, NC88, 89.