North Carolina Civil War Confederate Artillery Units

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The information in this list of North Carolina Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). This web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

Military Units

  • 1st Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery
    Organized at Wilmington, North Carolina during the late spring of 1863 with four companies.
    In March, 1865, the few remaining men were assigned to Hagood's Brigade as infantry.
    Surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.
  • 3rd Battalion, North Carolina Light Artillery
    Organized near Raleigh, North Carolina, in February, 1862, contained three companies.
    Most of Batteries B and C were captured at Fort Fisher.
    Battery A participated in the Battle of Bentonville.
    Surrender on April 26, 1865.


  • 10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery
    Organized during the spring of 1862 at Wilmington, North Carolina, with three companies, later increased to four.
    Also known as 10th Artillery Battalion
    Surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.
  • 13th Battalion, North Carolina Light Artillery
    Organized in December, 1863, with six companies.
    Companies A, B, C, D, and E were assigned to the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, fought at Bentonville.
    Surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.
    Company F (Branch Artillery) served with the Army of Northern Virginia and surrendered at Appomattox.
  • Branch Light Artillery
    Organized early in 1862 with men from Craven, Beaufort, and Wake counties.
    This company was assigned to the 13th North Carolina Artillery Battalion on December 1, 1863, but never served with that command.
    Surrendered on April 9, 1865.