Captain William McRorie,

Company A, Fourth North Carolina Infantry

from Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina

Library of Congress, Liljenquist Family Collection 

This half-plate ambrotype was taken in Richmond, Virginia, and is signed by the photographic artist "Rees." McRorie was killed at Spotsylvania Court House on May 12, 1864. (see case inscription below)



My Dear Cousin

Captain Wm. McRorie

Killed at Spottsylvania Court House, Va. 1864

Oh what a desolate pride this Civil War is making in the hearts of our Nation. P