Captain Lawson A. Potts 37th Infantry Regiment North Carolina Troops Foot Officer Sword
Lawson A. Potts first entered service in Company C-Mecklenburg County Mecklenburg Wide Awakes militia unit. He was elected as Lieutenant as part of the 37th Regiment North Carolina Infantry serving as a captain and wounded in three separate engagements with his regiment.
CPT Lawson Alexander Potts
BIRTH 14 Aug 1841
DEATH 3 May 1886 (aged 44)
Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Sheriff of Mecklenburg Co.
CSA captain in 37th regiment 1st reg. 1st Co.
Married 20 Dec 1865.