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Brief History

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.[1]

"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.[2]

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

Information about the companies and their rosters are in Manarin and Jordan, North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster.[1]

Other Sources

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.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Manarin, Louis H., Louis H. Manarin, Weymouth T. Jordan, Matthew M. Brown, and Michael W. Coffey. North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster. Raleigh, N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966.
  2. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).

 

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