Jesse Choplin

by George Reece

jessieJesse Choplin was born 28 Oct 1844. Jessie served in Co. H, 63rd Reg. (5th Cavalry) NC.

He was captured on 22 Sep 1863 at Madison Court House, VA, and confined at Point Lookout, MD where died 17 April 1864 of dysentery. He was buried in the Confederate Cemetery there (NCT, II, p. 431; Curtis D. Choplin, “An American Tragedy.”)

The Choplins were from Franklin Co., and their parents, Robert and Ann Winston Choplin, moved to Yadkin Co. about 1840.