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Brief History

This regiment was commanded by Colonel John T. Hughes (1817-1862).

For information about John T. Hughes, see the John T. Hughes Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Wikipedia article, John T. Hughes.

The book "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Company A -

Company B -

Company C -

Company D -  first was called the Caldwell Minute Men, formed at Kingston, Caldwell County with Captain S. T. Bassett; then became the Caldwell Light Infantry, then Company D - many men from Caldwell County.[2]

Company E -

Company F -

Company G -

Company H -

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2 men on its roster for this unit. Possibly this unit did not complete its organization, and the men went to other units. Roster.

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Florida in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Missouri in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Florida, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 9 August 2011).
  2. Vilmer, J. D., comp., The Civil War and Caldwell County, 1861-1865. (s.l.: Caldwell County Historical Society, c2011), page 2.

 

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