North Carolina in the American Civil War

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

North Carolina State Troops Assigned to CSA

Date Organized

Unit Name

Captain(s) from Madison County

Assigned To:

Date Ended

Comments

April 29, 1861

Company B

Capt. John Peek,
Capt. Solomon W. Carter

6th NC Volunteers / 16th NC Regiment

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

July 5, 1861

Madison Guards,
Company H-Madison Guards

Capt. Lawrence Marion Allen,
Capt. Van Brown

Wise's Legion (VA-Never Completed),
2nd NC Battalion-Infantry

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

August 13, 1861

Company D

Capt. John A. Jarvis,
Capt. Wallace W. Rollins

29th NC Regiment

May 8, 1865
Mustered out at Meridian, MS.

April 5, 1862

2nd Company,
Company B,
Company B

Capt. Joseph A. McDowell,
Capt. L.A. Belton Duckett

McDowell's Battalion,
6th NC Battalion-Infantry,
60th NC Regiment

April 9, 1865
Consolidated with and merged into the 58th NC Regiment.

May 1, 1862

Co. A-Keith's Partisan Rangers,
Company A

Capt. James A. Keith,
Capt. Obediah H. Ramsay,
Capt. Melvin E. Carter

Allen's Legion,
64th NC Regiment

March 6, 1865
Consolidated with and merged into the 62nd NC Regiment.

July 15, 1862

Company C,
Company C

Capt. John Peek,
Capt. Charles N. Candler

Allen's Legion,
64th NC Regiment

March 6, 1865
Consolidated with and merged into the 62nd NC Regiment.

July 15, 1862

Company D,
Company D

Capt. Arthur A. Dewees,
Capt. Leonard West Peek

Allen's Legion,
64th NC Regiment

March 6, 1865
Consolidated with and merged into the 62nd NC Regiment.

July 17, 1862

Company F,
Company F

Capt. Daniel W. Anderson

Allen's Legion,
64th NC Regiment

March 6, 1865
Consolidated with and merged into the 62nd NC Regiment.

July 22, 1862

Company G,
Company G

Capt. William M. Keith,
Capt. Reuben M. Deaver

Allen's Legion,
64th NC Regiment

March 6, 1865
Consolidated with and merged into the 62nd NC Regiment.

September 1, 1862

Company L,
Company L

Capt. A.P. Wiggs

Allen's Legion,
64th NC Regiment

November 14, 1862
Company transferred to the 1st TN Cavalry as Company G on November 14, 1862.

September 13, 1862

6th Company,
Company I-French Broad Guards

None
(Captains from Other Counties)

6th NC Battalion-Infantry,
60th NC Regiment

April 9, 1865
Consolidated with and merged into the 58th NC Regiment.

September 22, 1862

Company I,
Company I

None
(Captain from TN)

Allen's Legion,
64th NC Regiment

March 6, 1865
Consolidated with and merged into the 62nd NC Regiment.

November 20, 1862

Company A,
Company I

Capt. Virgil S. Lusk

5th NC Battalion-Cavalry,
65th NC Regiment (6th Cavalry)

April 26, 1865
Mustered out at Salisbury, NC.

October 15, 1863

Independent Company,
Company D,
Company D

Capt. James M. Ray

Capt. James M. Ray's Company,
14th NC Battalion-Cavalry,
69th NC Regiment (7th Cavalry)

May 10, 1865
Unknown if this regiment was formally mustered out. Most companies were simply disbanded and men went home on their own accord, few were paroled, if any.

North Carolina Militia Units

Date Organized

Unit Name

Captain(s) from Madison County

Assigned To:

Date Ended

Comments

April 4, 1862

Gabriel's Creek District

Capt. Joseph P. Eller

110th NC Regiment of Militia

EOW
EOW = End of War.

April 4, 1862

Little Ivy District

Capt. Robert M. Duck

April 4, 1862

Little Pine Creek District

Capt. Benjamin Roberts

April 4, 1862

Sandy Mush District

Capt. George Roberts

April 4, 1862

Shelton District

Capt. Anderson Miller

April 4, 1862

Spring Creek District

Capt. Alexander Baldwin

April 4, 1862

Wallen Laurel District

Capt. John Wilds

April 4, 1862

White Rock District

Capt. John Shelton

May 15, 1862

Bull Creek District

Capt. Amos H. Ray

May 15, 1862

Marshall District

Capt. Hiram Hunter

May 15, 1862

West of Little Ivy District

Capt. Barrett D. Ray

North Carolina Home Guard Units

Date Organized

Unit Name

Captain(s) from Madison County

Assigned To:

Date Ended

Comments

< September 26, 1863

Company A

Capt. Thomas J. Rollins

56th NC Battalion-Home Guard

EOW
EOW = End of War.

Company B

Capt. Elsey Frisby

 


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