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&nbsp;- Mecklenburg <br>Company B&nbsp;- Orange <br>Company C - Orange <br>Company D&nbsp;- Burke <br>Company E&nbsp;- Burke/McDowell/Mitchell/Yancey <br>Company F&nbsp;- Alamance <br>Company G&nbsp;- Rowan <br>Company H&nbsp;- Caswell&nbsp;<br> Company I&nbsp;&nbsp;- Wake/Chatham&nbsp;<br> Company K&nbsp;- Alamance <ref name="digital.ncdcr">[http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/p15012coll8&amp;amp;amp;CISOPTR=84&amp;amp;amp;REC=2 SKETCH OF THE SIXTH REGIMENT, N. C. STATE TROOPS By Neill W. Ray], (accessed 9 March 2011).</ref><ref name="ncgenweb">[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865], (accessed 5 April 2011)</ref>
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Company A&nbsp;- Mecklenburg County<br>Company B&nbsp;- Orange County<br>Company C - Orange County<br>Company D&nbsp;- Burke County&nbsp;<br>Company E&nbsp;- Burke, McDowell,Mitchell and Yancey Counties&nbsp;<br>Company F&nbsp;- Alamance County<br>Company G&nbsp;- Rowan County&nbsp;<br>Company H&nbsp;- Caswell County<br>Company I&nbsp;&nbsp;- Wake and Chatham&nbsp;County<br>Company K&nbsp;- Alamance County<ref name="digital.ncdcr">[http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/p15012coll8&amp;amp;amp;amp;CISOPTR=84&amp;amp;amp;amp;REC=2 SKETCH OF THE SIXTH REGIMENT, N. C. STATE TROOPS By Neill W. Ray], (accessed 9 March 2011).</ref><ref name="ncgenweb">[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865], (accessed 5 April 2011)</ref>  
  
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] and&nbsp; [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865]
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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&nbsp;of the&nbsp;Sixth &nbsp;Regiment, N. C. State Troops By Neill W. Ray] and&nbsp; [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865]
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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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 - Mecklenburg County
Company B - Orange County
Company C - Orange County
Company D - Burke County 
Company E - Burke, McDowell,Mitchell and Yancey Counties 
Company F - Alamance County
Company G - Rowan County 
Company H - Caswell County
Company I  - Wake and Chatham County
Company K - Alamance County[2][3]

The above information about the companies comes from Sketch of the Sixth  Regiment, N. C. State Troops By Neill W. Ray and  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.

John Wheeler Moore. Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War between the States. (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. SKETCH OF THE SIXTH REGIMENT, N. C. STATE TROOPS By Neill W. Ray, (accessed 9 March 2011).
  3. A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865, (accessed 5 April 2011)