North Carolina in the American Civil War

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

North Carolina State Troops Assigned to CSA

Date Organized

Unit Name

Captain(s) from Lincoln County

Assigned To:

Date Ended

Comments

April 1861

Independent Company

Capt. William Ruffin Cox

Capt. William R. Cox's Company

May 8, 1861
Cox was promoted to Major of the 2nd NC Regiment on May 8, 1861, and the men in this company were re-assigned. Cox ultimately became a brigadier general.

April 16, 1861

Company A
Ellis's Flying Artillery

Capt. Stephen Dodson Ramseur

10th NC Regiment (1st Artillery)

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

April 25, 1861

Company K
Southern Stars

Capt. William J. Hoke

1st NC Volunteers

November 12, 1861
Regiment mustered out at Richmond, VA on November 12, 1861 since it had fulfilled its six-month obligation.

May 16, 1861

Company D

None
(Captains from Caswell County)

1st NC Regiment

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

May 23, 1861

Company B
Hog Hill Guards

Capt. George W. Seagle,
Capt. Sidney A. Shuford,
Capt. George W. Hunter,
Capt. Joshua Holbrook

13th NC Volunteers / 23rd NC Regiment

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

June 22, 1861

Company K
Beattie's Ford Riflemen

Capt. Robert Daniel Johnston,
Capt. William H. Johnston

13th NC Volunteers / 23rd NC Regiment

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

August 13, 1861

Company C
South Fork Farmer

Capt. Samuel D. Lowe

28th NC Regiment

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

September 11, 1861

Company E
Shady Grove Rangers

Capt. John F. Hill

34th NC Regiment

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

March 23, 1862

Company K
Pleasant Home Guards

Capt. Peter Z. Baxter,
Capt. George L. Phifer,
Capt. James T. Adams,
Capt. Thomas Watkin Lindsay

49th NC Regiment

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

March 25, 1862

Company G
Dry Pond Dixies

Capt. Joseph B. Shelton,
Capt. James M. Kincaid,
Capt. James Daniel Wells

52nd NC Regiment

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

March 25, 1862

Company H
Spring Hill Guards

Capt. Eric Erson

52nd NC Regiment

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

April 12, 1862

Company I

Capt. Albert Sidney Haynes

11th NC Regiment

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

July 4, 1862

Company G

Capt. John Franklin Speck,
Capt. Philip W. Carpenter

57th NC Regiment

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

May 26, 1864

Company B,
Company C,
Company C

None
(Captain from Gaston County)

2nd NC Battalion-Junior Reserves,
Anderson's NC Battalion-Junior Reserves,
2nd NC Regiment-Junior Reserves

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

July 22, 1864

Independent Company,
Company E

Capt. Benedict M. Jetton

Jetton's Company-Senior Reserves,
5th NC Regiment-Senior Reserves

April 26, 1865
Unknown when/if this regiment was formally mustered out. Most men simply went home on their own accord, few with paroles.

August 3, 1864

Company K

Capt. John F. Hill

4th NC Regiment-Senior Reserves

April 26, 1865
Mustered out at Salisbury, NC. Most men simply went home on their own accord, few with paroles.

September 28, 1864

Company A

Capt. John W. Brown

Maj. Matthew L. McCorkle's Battalion-Sr. Reserves

Early 1865
Most likely merged into the 3rd NC Regiment-Detailed Men. Records incomplete, nothing more known.

September 28, 1864

Company B

Capt. Joseph B. Shelton

Maj. Matthew L. McCorkle's Battalion-Sr. Reserves

Early 1865
Most likely merged into the 3rd NC Regiment-Detailed Men. Records incomplete, nothing more known.

North Carolina Militia Units

Date Organized

Unit Name

Captain(s) from Lincoln County

Assigned To:

Date Ended

Comments

June 8, 1861

Company K (District 10)

Capt. Henry A. Rudisill,
Capt. Benjamin Beal

88th NC Regiment of Militia

EOW
EOW = End of War.

August 26, 1861

Company A (District 1)

Capt. David Seagle

August 26, 1861

Company E (District 5)

Capt. ? Coldwell

September 9, 1861

Company B (District 2)

Capt. John H. McIntosh

September 9, 1861

Company C (District 3)

Capt. Joseph Shelton,
Capt. Henry E. Wilkerson

March 26, 1862

Company D (District 4)

Capt. John Goodson,
Capt. Archer B. Laney

March 26, 1862

Company F (District 6)

Capt. Henry Rhodes

March 26, 1862

Company G (District 7)

Capt. Franklin Beam, Jr.

March 26, 1862

Company H (District 8)

Capt. Joshua P. Carpenter,
Capt. Robert Fite

March 26, 1862

Company I (District 9)

Capt. Eli Crowell

North Carolina Home Guard Units

Date Organized

Unit Name

Captain(s) from Lincoln County

Assigned To:

Date Ended

Comments

< September 21, 1863

Companies Not Identified

Capt. D.F. Bean
(No other captains named)

44th NC Battalion-Home Guard

EOW
EOW = End of War.

October 19, 1864

Company D

None
(Captain from Duplin County)

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

EOW
EOW = End of War.

November 22, 1864

Adams's Company

Capt. William C. Adams

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

EOW
EOW = End of War.

December 7, 1864

Companies Not Identified

Captains Not Named

9th NC Regiment-Home Guard

EOW
EOW = End of War.

April 2, 1865

Companies Not Identified

Captains Not Named

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

EOW
EOW = End of War.

 


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