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J. Rowan Davis of Salisbury was the youngest person to serve in North Carolina's Civil War regiments. At the age of twelve years, he was a core maker in a Confederate arsenal; at fourteen he was a member of Johnston's Field Artillery; and at sixteen in 1865, he was a prisoner of war at Camp Chase near Columbus, Ohio. He is 87 years old.