2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m
m
Line 9: Line 9:
 
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.  
  
<br>1st Company A -&nbsp; New Hanover County<br>2nd Company A -&nbsp;Raleigh, Wake County&nbsp;<br>Company B -&nbsp;Wilson County<br>1st Company C -&nbsp;Carteret County&nbsp;<br>2nd Company C -&nbsp;Wayne County<br>Company D -&nbsp;Wayne County&nbsp;<br>1st Company E -&nbsp;Nash County&nbsp;<br>2nd Company E - Guilford County&nbsp;<br>Company F -&nbsp;Craven County&nbsp;<br>Company G - Jones County&nbsp;<br>Company H -&nbsp;Craven County<br>Company I -&nbsp; Craven County&nbsp;<br>Company K -&nbsp;Craven County<ref name="ncgenweb" />  
+
<br>1st Company A -&nbsp; New Hanover County<br>2nd Company A -&nbsp;Raleigh, Wake County&nbsp;<br>Company B -&nbsp;Wilson County<br>1st Company C -&nbsp;Carteret County&nbsp;<br>2nd Company C -&nbsp;Wayne County<br>Company D -&nbsp;Wayne County&nbsp;<br>1st Company E -&nbsp;Nash County&nbsp;<br>2nd Company E - Guilford County&nbsp;<br>Company F -&nbsp;Craven County&nbsp;<br>Company G - Jones County&nbsp;<br>Company H -&nbsp;Craven County<br>Company I -&nbsp; Craven County&nbsp;<br>Company K -&nbsp;Craven 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 [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations <br>North Carolina 1861-1865 ]<br><br>
 
&nbsp;The information about the companies comes from [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations <br>North Carolina 1861-1865 ]<br><br>

Revision as of 00:58, 25 March 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png  U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina Gotoarrow.png   North Carolina Military Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Contents

Brief History

2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry was assembled at Garysburg, North Carolina, in May, 1861. It surrendered only 6 officers and 48 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.


1st Company A -  New Hanover County
2nd Company A - Raleigh, Wake County 
Company B - Wilson County
1st Company C - Carteret County 
2nd Company C - Wayne County
Company D - Wayne County 
1st Company E - Nash County 
2nd Company E - Guilford County 
Company F - Craven County 
Company G - Jones County 
Company H - Craven County
Company I -  Craven County 
Company K - Craven County[2]

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


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)