35th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

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Brief History

35th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry was organization in November, 1861, at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina. It surrended April 9, 1865, at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, 5 officers and 111 men.[1][2]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2364 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 - "Onslow Rough and Readys" - many men from Onslow County

Company B - "Marion Men" - many men from McDowell County

Company C - Moore County Scotch Riflemen" -many men from Moore County

Company D - "Haw River Boys" - many men from Chatham County

Company E - "Person Boys" - many men from Person County

Company F - "Redwine Beauregards" - many men from Union County

Company G - "Henderson Rifles" - many men from Henderson County

Company H - "Mecklenburg Farmers" - many men from Mecklenburg County

Company I - "Wayne County Volunteers" - many men from Wayne County

Company K - "Burke and Catawba Sampsons" - many men from Burke County and Catawba County[3]

 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.[4]

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. (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. Sifakis, Stewart. Compendium of The Confederate Armies: North Carolina. Facts On file New York - Oxford 1992.FHL book 975 M2ss
  3. A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865, (accessed 29 March 2011)
  4. Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. Vol 9. Raleigh, N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966. FHL book975.6 M2nc Vol. 9