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This regiment was organized in January, 1865, when three independent companies were attached to the 14th batalion, North Carolina Cavalry to bring that unit up to regimental size. It disbanded after the surender April 1865.
"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.
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 - enlisted in Transylvania County
Company B - enlisted in Buncombe County
Company C - enlisted in Buncombe County
Company D - enlisted in Madison County
Company E - enlisted in Haywood County
Company F - enlisted in Buncombe County
Company G - enlisted in Henderson County
Company H - enlisted in Transylvania County
Company I - enlisted in Buncombe County
Company K - enlisted in Buncombe County
- 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.
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