2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

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United States Gotoarrow.png  U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina Gotoarrow.png   North Carolina Military Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry 

Brief History

2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry  was formed at Garysburg, North Carolina, during the fall of 1861. It surrendered with 3 officers and 49 men.[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 - principally from Stokes County
Company B -  principally from Surry County 
Company C -  principally from Richmond, Virginia
Company D - principally from Richmond, Virginia
Co.mpany E - principally from Meriwether, Gorgia
Company  F - principally from Raldolph County 
Company G - principally from Forsythe County 
Company H -  principally from Madison CountyCite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

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.


  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).