North Carolina in the American Civil War

Civil War Military Units Created With Men From Bladen County, NC

North Carolina State Troops Assigned to CSA

Date Organized

Unit Name

Captain(s) from Bladen County

Assigned To:

Date Ended

Comments

April 20, 1861 

Company A
German Volunteers

Capt. Benjamin Franklin Rinaldi

8th NC Volunteers / 18th NC Regiment

April 9, 1865
Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA.

April 26, 1861

Company K-Bladen Guards,
1st Company B-Bladen Guards,
Company K-Bladen Guards

Capt. George Tait,
Capt. Thomas James Purdie,
Capt. Robert M. DeVane,
Capt. Thomas J. Wooten,
Capt. Alfred H. Tolar

8th NC Volunteers,
36th NC Regiment (2nd Artillery),
18th NC Regiment

April 9, 1865
Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA.

May 3, 1861

Company B
Bladen Light Infantry

Capt. Robert Tait,
Capt. Willie J. Sikes,
Capt. John W. McGill,
Capt. Marcus W. Buie

8th NC Volunteers / 18th NC Regiment

April 9, 1865
Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA.

May 16, 1861

Company H
Bladen Volunteers

Capt. Theodore M. Sikes

3rd NC Regiment

April 9, 1865
Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA.

October 19, 1861

1st Company F-Bladen Artillery,
2nd Company I-Bladen Artillery

Capt. John A. Richardson,
Capt. John T. Melvin

36th NC Regiment (2nd Artillery)

April 26, 1865
Surrendered at Bennett Place, NC near Durham Station.

January 1, 1862

Munn's Artillery,
3rd Company B

Capt. Daniel Munn

Independent Company,
36th NC Regiment (2nd Artillery)

April 26, 1865
Surrendered at Bennett Place, NC near Durham Station.

March 8, 1862

McRae's Co. of Heavy Artillery,
Company C-Brown's Battery

None
(Captains from NH County)

Independent Company,
1st NC Battalion-Heavy Artillery

April 1865
Not formally surrendered. Men sent home with arms. Some later paroled.

March 20, 1862

Company H
Clarendon Artillery

Capt. Daniel Patterson

36th NC Regiment (2nd Artillery)

April 26, 1865
Surrendered at Bennett Place, NC near Durham Station.

May 6, 1862

Bladen Artillery Guards,
2nd Company K-Bladen Art. Gds.

Capt. George Tait,
Capt. Daniel James Clark

Independent Company,
40th NC Regiment (3rd Artillery)

April 26, 1865
Surrendered at Bennett Place, NC near Durham Station.

May 14, 1864

Callihan's Company-Sr. Reserves,
Company C

Capt. David Callihan

Independent Company,
8th NC Regiment-Senior Reserves

April 26, 1865
Not formally mustered out. Most Men Simply Went Home on Their Own Accord.

June 2, 1864

Company C,
Company I

None
(Captain from Richmond County)

7th NC Battalion-Junior Reserves,
3rd NC Regiment-Junior Reserves

April 26, 1865
Mustered out at Bush Hill, NC (Randolph County).

June 21, 1864

Independent Company

Capt. William J. McDugald

Capt. William J. McDugald's Company

April 26, 1865
Surrendered at Bennett Place, NC near Durham Station.

North Carolina Militia Units

Date Organized

Unit Name

Captain(s) from Bladen County

Assigned To:

Date Ended

Comments

August 23, 1861

Beaver Dam Company

Capt. Jonathan J. Bullard

55th NC Regiment of Militia

EOW
EOW = End of War.

August 23, 1861

Brown Marsh Company

Capt. James A. Kelly,
Capt. John Hamilton Ballantine

August 23, 1861

White's Creek Company

Capt. James Daniel Clark,
Capt. James J. Kemp

September 6, 1861

French's Creek District

Capt. James B. Simpson

September 6, 1861

Hollow District

Capt. Daniel Patterson

March 29, 1862

Carver's Creek District

Capt. James Francis Oliver

March 29, 1862

Colly District

Capt. Wiley Alford Atkinson,
Capt. James Baker

March 29, 1862

Elizabethtown District

Capt. James William Cromartie

March 29, 1862

White Oak District

Capt. Leroy D. McMannen

North Carolina Home Guard Units

Date Organized

Unit Name

Captain(s) from Bladen County

Assigned To:

Date Ended

Comments

< October 14, 1863

Kelly's Company

Capt. ? Kelly

20th NC Battalion-Home Guard

EOW
EOW = End of War.

< October 14, 1863

Johnson's Company

Capt. Erwin Johnson

< October 14, 1863

Monroe's Company

Capt. ? Monroe

< October 26, 1864

Company B

None
(Captain from Yadkin County)

3rd NC Regiment-Home Guard (2nd Organization)

Unknown
Not known how/when this regiment ended.

November 1864

Frink's Company

Capt. ? Frink

5the NC Regiment-Home Guard (2nd Organization)

EOW
EOW = End of War.

December 1864

Company A

Not Named

8th NC Regiment-Home Guard (2nd Organization)

EOW
EOW = End of War.

 


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