2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

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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.  
 
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&nbsp;-&nbsp;principally from Stokes County<br>Company B -&nbsp;&nbsp;principally from Surry County&nbsp;<br>Company C -&nbsp;&nbsp;principally from Richmond, Virginia<br>Company D -&nbsp;principally from Richmond, Virginia <br>Co.mpany E -&nbsp;principally from Meriwether, Gorgia<br>Company &nbsp;F -&nbsp;principally from Raldolph County&nbsp;<br>Company&nbsp;G -&nbsp;principally from&nbsp;Forsythe County&nbsp;<br>Company H&nbsp;-&nbsp; principally from&nbsp;Madison County <ref name="ncgenweb">[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865], (accessed 24 March 2011)</ref>&nbsp;  
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Company A&nbsp;-&nbsp;many men&nbsp;from Stokes County
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Company B -&nbsp;&nbsp;many men from Surry County&nbsp;
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Company C -&nbsp;&nbsp;many men from Richmond, Virginia
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Company D -&nbsp;many men from Richmond, Virginia  
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Company E -&nbsp;many men from Meriwether, Gorgia
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Company &nbsp;F -&nbsp;many men from Raldolph County&nbsp;
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Company&nbsp;G -&nbsp;many men from Forsythe County&nbsp;
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Company H&nbsp;-&nbsp; many men from Madison County <ref name="ncgenweb">[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865], (accessed 24 March 2011)</ref>&nbsp;  
  
 
The information about the companies comes from&nbsp; [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865]<br><br>
 
The information about the companies comes from&nbsp; [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865]<br><br>

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Brief History

2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry  was formed at Garysburg, North Carolina, during the fall of 1861. It surrendered with 3 officers and 49 men.[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 - many men from Stokes County

Company B -  many men from Surry County 

Company C -  many men from Richmond, Virginia

Company D - many men from Richmond, Virginia

Company E - many men from Meriwether, Gorgia

Company  F - many men from Raldolph County 

Company G - many men from Forsythe County 

Company H -  many men from Madison County [2] 

The information about the companies comes from  A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865

Information about the companies and their rosters are in Manarin and Jordan, North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster.[3]

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. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865, (accessed 24 March 2011)
  3. Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. Vol 3. Raleigh, N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966. FHL book975.6 M2nc Vol. 2