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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry was organized at Halifax, North Carolina, in July,1861.It Surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia 9 April 1865. On 12 April 1865, 81 members of the 5th Regiment North Carolina State Troops were paroled.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>
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5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry was organized at Halifax, North Carolina, in July,1861. It surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia 9 April 1865. On 12 April 1865, 81 members of the 5th Regiment North Carolina State Troops were paroled.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 3238 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CNC0005RI 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.  
 
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 - Cumberland County&nbsp;
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Company A - many men from [[Cumberland County, North Carolina|Cumberland County]]
  
Company B - Gates County
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Company B - many men from [[Gates County, North Carolina|Gates County]]
  
Company C&nbsp;- Johnston County&nbsp;
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Company C - many men from [[Johnston County, North Carolina|Johnston County]]
  
Company D&nbsp;- Craven County and Lenoir County
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Company D - many men from [[Craven County, North Carolina|Craven County]] and [[Lenoir County, North Carolina|Lenoir County]]
  
Company E&nbsp;- Rowan County&nbsp;
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Company E - many men from [[Rowan County, North Carolina|Rowan County]]
  
Company F&nbsp;- Bertie County&nbsp;
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Company F - many men from [[Bertie County, North Carolina|Bertie County]]
  
Company G&nbsp;- Wilson County
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Company G - many men from [[Wilson County, North Carolina|Wilson County]]
  
Company H&nbsp;- Gates County&nbsp;
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Company H - many men from [[Gates County, North Carolina|Gates County]]
  
Company I - Caswel County  
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Company I - many men from [[Caswell County, North Carolina|Caswell County]]
  
Company K&nbsp;- Rowan County<ref name="ncgenweb">[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865], (accessed 23 March 2011)</ref>  
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Company K&nbsp;- many men from [[Rowan County, North Carolina|Rowan County]] <ref name="ncgenweb">[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865], (accessed 23 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>
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&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>
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Information about the companies and their rosters are in Manarin and Jordan, ''North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster''.<ref>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|147534|item|disp=FHL book975.6 M2nc Vol. 4}}</ref><br><br>  
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
  
 
*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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. <br>
 
*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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. <br>
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*[[North Carolina in the Civil War|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. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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. <br>
  
 
*John Wheeler Moore. ''Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War between the States, volume 1''. (Raleigh: Ash &amp; Gatling, State printers, 1882). [http://www.archive.org/stream/rosternorthcaro00moorgoog#page/n20/mode/2up Internet Archive].
 
*John Wheeler Moore. ''Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War between the States, volume 1''. (Raleigh: Ash &amp; Gatling, State printers, 1882). [http://www.archive.org/stream/rosternorthcaro00moorgoog#page/n20/mode/2up Internet Archive].
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=== References  ===
 
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Contents

Brief History

5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry was organized at Halifax, North Carolina, in July,1861. It surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia 9 April 1865. On 12 April 1865, 81 members of the 5th Regiment North Carolina State Troops were paroled.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3238 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 - many men from Cumberland County

Company B - many men from Gates County

Company C - many men from Johnston County

Company D - many men from Craven County and Lenoir County

Company E - many men from Rowan County

Company F - many men from Bertie County

Company G - many men from Wilson County

Company H - many men from Gates County

Company I - many men from Caswell County

Company K - many men from Rowan 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

  • 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, volume 1. (Raleigh: Ash & Gatling, State printers, 1882). Internet Archive.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865, (accessed 23 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. 4

 

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