6th Regiment, 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 -  
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Company A -
  
Company B -&nbsp;mostly from Orange County<br>Company C - Orange County<br>Company D - mostly from Burke County, some from Catawba and Mc-<br>Dowell.<br>Company E - Burke, Mitchell and Yancey Counties.<br>Company F -&nbsp;Alamance County
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Company B -&nbsp;mostly from Orange County<br>Company C - Orange County<br>Company D - mostly from Burke County, some from Catawba and Mc-<br>Dowell.<br>Company E - Burke, Mitchell and Yancey Counties.<br>Company F -&nbsp;Alamance County  
  
Company G- Rowan County
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Company G- Rowan County  
  
Company H - Caswell County
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Company H - Caswell County  
  
Company I -&nbsp;Wake County
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Company I -&nbsp;Wake County  
  
Company K - Alamance County<ref name="digital.ncdcr">[http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/p15012coll8&amp;CISOPTR=84&amp;REC=2 SKETCH OF THE SIXTH REGIMENT, N. C. STATE TROOPS By Neill W. Ray], (accessed 9 March 2011).</ref><br>
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Company K - Alamance County<ref name="digital.ncdcr">[http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/p15012coll8&amp;amp;CISOPTR=84&amp;amp;REC=2 SKETCH OF THE SIXTH REGIMENT, N. C. STATE TROOPS By Neill W. Ray], (accessed 9 March 2011).</ref><br>
  
The above information about the companies comes from [http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/p15012coll8&CISOPTR=84&REC=2 SKETCH OF THE SIXTH REGIMENT, N. C. STATE TROOPS By Neill W. Ray]
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The above information about the companies comes from [http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/p15012coll8&CISOPTR=84&REC=2 SKETCH OF THE SIXTH REGIMENT, N. C. STATE TROOPS By Neill W. Ray]  
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

Revision as of 20:19, 9 March 2011

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Contents

Brief History

6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry was organized at Camp Alamance, near Company Shops (Burlington), North Carolina, in May, 1861. It surrendered with 6 officers and 175 men of which 72 were armed.[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 -

Company B - mostly from Orange County
Company C - Orange County
Company D - mostly from Burke County, some from Catawba and Mc-
Dowell.
Company E - Burke, Mitchell and Yancey Counties.
Company F - Alamance County

Company G- Rowan County

Company H - Caswell County

Company I - Wake County

Company K - Alamance County[2]

The above information about the companies comes from SKETCH OF THE SIXTH REGIMENT, N. C. STATE TROOPS By Neill W. Ray

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. SKETCH OF THE SIXTH REGIMENT, N. C. STATE TROOPS By Neill W. Ray, (accessed 9 March 2011).