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22  White  Men Hanged in Kinston-Civil War
for desertion from the CSA
Gen. George Pickett- CSA Officer in Command

  • Joseph Haskett
  • Mitchell Busick
  • David Jones
  • Stephen Jones
  • William Jones
  • Amos Armyett
  • William Irving
  • Lewis Bryan
  • John Stanly
  • John I. Brock
  • Joseph Brock
  • William Haddock
  • Jessie Summerlin
  • A.I. Brittain
  • John Freeman
  • Lewis Freeman
  • Calvin Huffman
  • Lewis Taylor
  • Charles Cutherell
  • W.C. Daughtry
  • William I Hill
  • Elijah Kellum
  • The men hanged were in the Union Army at the time of capture and were considered Union soldiers and the hangings were deemed murder and a war crime by the Union Army in New Bern

    The affair was controversial at the time and still is today!