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Brief History

14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers was organization on 6 June, 1861, at Garysburg, North Carolina.  It surrendered 7 officers and 107 men at Appromattox Court House, Virginia, on 9 april 1865.[1] [2]

 

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2216 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

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" - Roanoke Minute Men - many men from Warren County and Halifax County

Company "B" - Thomasville Rifles - many men from Davidson County

Company "C" - Anson Guard - many men from Anson County

Company "D" - Cleveland Blues - many men from Cleveland County

Company "E" - Oak City Guard - many men from Wake County

Company "F" - Rough and Ready Guards - many men from Buncombe County

Company "G" - Reid Guard - many men from Rockingham County

Company "H" - Stanly Marksmen - many men from Stanly County

Company "I" - Lexington Wild Cats - many men from Davidson County

Company "K" - Raleigh Rifles - many men from Wake County[3]

The above information about the companies comes from The 14th N.C. Regiment

Information about the companies and their rosters are in Manarin and Jordan, North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster.[4]


Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘North Carolina 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.
  • North Carolina in the Civil War describes many sources, specifically for North Carolina, 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.
  • John Wheeler Moore. Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War between the States. (Raleigh: Ash & Gatling, State printers, 1882). Internet Archive.
  • Smith, W. A. (William Alexander). The Anson Guards, Company C, Fourteenth Regiment, North Carolina Volunteers, 1861-1865. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990), FHL fiche 6082576 and (Wendell, North Carolina : Broadfoot's Bookmark, 1978), FHL book 975.6 M2s 1978

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Sifakis, Stewart. Compendium of The Confederate Armies: North Carolina. Facts On file New York - Oxford 1992.FHL book 975 M2ss
  3. The 14th N.C. Regiment, (accessed 9 March 2011)
  4. Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. Vol 5. Raleigh, N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966. FHL book975.6 M2nc Vol. 5

 

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