2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry
2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry was formed at Garysburg, North Carolina, during the fall of 1861. It surrendered with 3 officers and 49 men.
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 - Stokes County
Company B - Surry County
Company C - Richmond, Virginia
Company D - Richmond, Virginia
Co.mpany E - Meriwether, Gorgia
Company F - Raldolph County
Company G - Forsythe County
Company H - Madison County
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.
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.
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
- A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865, (accessed 22 March 2011)
- 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. 2