North Carolina Troops . . .

Military units from North Carolina in the Civil War

Artillery Battalions and Batteries

1st Battalion N.C. Heavy Artillery (4 companies)

10th N.C. State Troops / 1st N.C. Artillery (11 companies)

36th N.C. Troops / 2nd N.C. Artillery (18 companies)

3rd Battalion N.C. Light Artillery (5 companies)

40th N.C. Troops / 3rd N.C. Artillery (14 companies)

10th Battalion N.C. Heavy Artillery (4 companies)

13th Battalion N.C. Light Artillery (6 companies)

Capt. Abner A. Moseley's Company (Sampson Artillery)

Cavalry Battalions and Regiments

9th N.C. State Troops / 1st N.C. Cavalry (10 companies)

19th N.C. Troops / 2nd N.C. Cavalry (10 companies)

41st N.C. Troops / 3rd N.C. Cavalry (10 companies)

4th Battalion N.C. Cavalry

59th N.C. Troops / 4th N.C. Cavalry (10 companies)

5th Battalion N.C. Cavalry (4 companies)

63rd N.C. Troops / 5th N.C. Cavalry (10 companies)

65th N.C. Troops / 6th N.C. Cavalry (11 companies)

7th Battalion N.C. Cavalry (7 companies)

69th N.C. Troops / 7th N.C. Cavalry (10 companies)

8th Battalion N.C. Partisan Rangers (6 companies)

12th Battalion N.C. Cavalry (3 companies)

15th Battalion N.C. Cavalry (2 companies)

16th Battalion N.C. Cavalry (9 companies)

McRae's Battalion N.C. Cavalry (5 companies)

Capt. Howard's Company N.C. Cavalry

Capt. Spencer's Independent Company N.C. Cavalry

Capt. Swindell's Company N.C. Partisan Rangers

Infantry Battalions and Regiments

1st N.C. Infantry - 6 months, 1861 (12 companies)

1st Battalion N.C. Infantry

1st Battalion N.C. Sharpshooters (2 companies)

1st Battalion N.C. Local Defense Troops / Whitford's Battalion N.C. Partisan Rangers (9 companies)

1st N.C. State Troops (10 companies)

2nd Battalion N.C. Infantry (8 companies)

2nd Battalion N.C. Local Defense Troops (7 companies)

2nd N.C. State Troops (13 companies)

3rd N.C. State Troops (10 companies)

4th N.C. State Troops (10 companies)

5th N.C. State Troops (10 companies)

6th N.C. State Troops (10 companies)

7th N.C. State Troops (10 companies)

8th N.C. State Troops (10 companies)

[9th N.C. Troops / 1st N.C. Cavalry]

10th N.C. State Troops / 1st N.C. Artillery

11th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

12th N.C. Troops (17 companies)

13th Battalion N.C. Infantry (4 companies)

13th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

14th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

15th N.C. Troops (13 companies)

16th N.C. Troops (13 companies)

17th N.C. Troops / 1st Organization (11 companies)

17th N.C. Troops / 2nd Organization (11 companies)

18th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

[19th N.C. Troops / 2nd N.C. Cavalry]

20th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

21st N.C. Troops (12 companies)

22nd N.C. Troops (12 companies)

23rd N.C. Troops (10 companies)

24th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

25th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

26th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

27th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

28th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

29th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

30th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

31st N.C. Troops (10 companies)

32nd N.C. Troops (14 companies)

33rd N.C. Troops (10 companies)

34th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

35th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

[36th N.C. Troops / 2nd N.C. Artillery]

37th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

38th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

39th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

[40th N.C. Troops / 3rd N.C. Artillery]

[41st N.C. Troops / 3rd N.C. Cavalry]

42nd N.C. Troops (11 companies)

43rd N.C. Troops (10 companies)

44th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

45th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

46th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

47th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

48th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

49th N.C. Troops (11 companies)

50th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

51st N.C. Troops (10 companies)

52nd N.C. Troops (10 companies)

53rd N.C. Troops (10 companies)

54th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

55th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

56th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

57th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

58th N.C. Troops (12 companies)

[59th N.C. Troops / 4th N.C. Cavary]

60th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

61st N.C. Troops (10 companies)

62nd N.C. Troops (10 companies)

[63rd N.C. Troops / 5th N.C. Cavalry]

64th N.C. Troops (13 companies)

[65th N.C. Troops / 6th N.C. Cavalry]

66th N.C. Troops (11 companies)

67th N.C. Troops (11 companies)

68th N.C. Troops (10 companies)

[69th N.C. Troops / 7th N.C. Cavalry]

70th N.C. Troops / 1st Junior Reserves (10 companies)

71st N.C. Troops / 2nd Junior Reserves (10 companies)

72nd N.C. Troops / 3rd Junior Reserves (10 companies)

73rd N.C. Troops / 4th Reserves

74th N.C. Troops / 5th Reserves

[75th N.C. Troops Officially remained 16th Battalion N.C. Cavalry]

76th N.C. Troops / 6th Reserves

77th N.C. Troops / 7th Reserves (8 companies)

78th N.C. Troops / 8th Reserves (10 companies)

Millard's Battalion Junior Reserves

Union Troops Infantry and Artillery

1st North Carolina Infantry

2nd North Carolina Infantry

2nd North Carolina Mounted Infantry

3rd North Carolina Mounted Infantry

35th U.S. Colored Troops redesignated from 1st North Carolina Infantry, African Descent

36th U.S. Colored Troops redesignated from 2nd North Carolina Infantry, African Descent

37th U.S. Colored Troops redesignated from 3rd North Carolina Infantry, African Descent

14th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery redesignated from 1st North Carolina Heavy Artillery, African Descent

135th U.S. Colored Troops

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Maj. Gen. Bryan Grimes

Maj. Gen. Bryan Grimes

North Carolina Generals

Confederate:

George Burgwyn Anderson Born April 12, 1831. West Point class of 1852. Army of Northern Virginia. Mortally wounded at the Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg). Died October 16, 1862.

Lewis Addison Armistead Born February 18, 1817. Army of Northern Virginia. Mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg. Died July 5, 1863.

Lawrence Simmons Baker Born May 15, 1830. West Point class of 1851. Army of Northern Virginia and Department of North Carolina. Died April 10, 1907.

Rufus Clay Barringer Born December 2, 1821. Army of Northern Virginia. Died February 3, 1895.

John Decatur Barry Born June 21, 1839. Army of Northern Virginia. Died March 24, 1867.

Braxton Bragg Born March 22, 1817. West Point class of 1837. Confederate Provisional Army, Army of Tennessee, and Department of North Carolina. Died September 27, 1876.

Lawrence O'Bryan Branch Born November 28, 1820. Quartermaster General of North Carolina. Army of Northern Virginia. Killed at the Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg). Died September 17, 1862.

Robert Bullock Born November 28, 1820. Army of Tennessee. Died July 27, 1905.

Thomas Lanier Clingman Born July 27, 1812. Army of Northern Virginia and Department of North Carolina. Died November 3, 1897.

William Ruffin Cox Born March 11, 1832. Army of Northern Virginia. Died November 26, 1919.

Junius Daniel Born March 11, 1832. Army of Northern Virginia. Killed at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. Died May 13, 1864.

Thomas Pleasant Dockery Born December 18, 1833. Western Theatre. Died February 27, 1898.

John Horace Forney Born August 12, 1829. West Point class of 1852. Eastern and Western Theatres. Died September 13, 1902.

William Henry Forney Born November 9, 1823. Army of Northern Virginia. Died January 16, 1894.

Isham Warren Garrott Born 1816. Western Theatre. Killed in the Vicksburg Campaign. Died June 17, 1863.

Richard Caswell Gatlin Born January 18, 1809. West Point class of 1832. Department of North Carolina. Adjutant General of North Carolina. Died September 8, 1896.

Jeremy Francis Gilmer Born February 23, 1818. West Point class of 1839. Engineer, Western Theatre. Chief Engineer, Department of Northern Virginia, and Eastern Theatre. Died December 1, 1883.

James Byron Gordon Born November 2, 1822. Army of Northern Virginia. Killed in Sheridan's raid on Richmond. Died May 18, 1864.

Daniel Chivilette Govan Born July 4, 1829. Army of Tennessee. Died March 12, 1911.

Bryan Grimes Born November 2, 1828. Army of Northern Virginia. Died August 14, 1880 (murdered).

Daniel Harvey Hill Born July 12, 1821. West Point class of 1842. Superintendent of N.C. Military Institute. Army of Northern Virginia, Army of Tennessee, and Department of North Carolina. Died September 24, 1889.

Robert Frederick Hoke Born May 27, 1837. Army of Northern Virginia and Department of North Carolina. Died July 3, 1912.

Theophilus Hunter Holmes Born November 13, 1804. West Point class of 1829. Provisional Confederate Army. Coastal defenses in N.C. Trans-Mississippi. Died June 21, 1880.

George Doherty Johnston Born May 30, 1832. Army of Tennessee. Died December 8, 1910.

Robert Daniel Johnston Born March 19, 1837. Army of Northern Virginia. Died February 1, 1919.

William Whedbee Kirkland Born February 13, 1833. Army of Northern Virginia and Department of North Carolina. Died May 12, 1915.

Collett Leventhorpe Born May 15, 1815. Native of Exmouth, England. Army of Northern Virginia and Department of North Carolina. Died December 1, 1889.

William Gaston Lewis Born October 29, 1824. Army of Northern Virginia and Department of North Carolina. Died January 7, 1901.

William Wing Loring Born December 4, 1818. Army of Southwestern Virginia, Army of Mississippi, Army of Tennessee. Died December 30, 1886.

Evander McNair Born April 15, 1820. Western Theatre. Died November 13, 1902.

William McRae Born September 9, 1834. Army of Northern Virginia. Died February 11, 1882.

James Green Martin Born February 14, 1819. West Point class of 1840. Army of Northern Virginia and Department of North Carolina. Died October 4, 1878.

William Dorsey Pender Born February 6, 1834. Army of Northern Virginia. Mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg. Died July 18, 1863.

James Johnston Pettigrew Born July 4, 1828. Army of Northern Virginia. Mortally wounded at Falling Waters, after Gettysburg. Died July 17, 1863.

Leonidas Polk Born April 10, 1806. Trans-Mississippi and Army of Tennessee. Killed at Pine Mountain, Georgia. Died June 14, 1864.

Lucias Eugene Polk Born July 10, 1833. Army of Tennessee. Died December 1, 1892.

Gabriel James Rains Born June 4, 1803. West Point class of 1827. Army of Northern Virginia. Died August 6, 1881.

Stephen Dodson Ramseur Born May 31, 1837. West Point class of 1860. Army of Northern Virginia. Mortally wounded at Cedar Creek, Va. Died October 20, 1864.

Matt Whitaker Ransom Born October 8, 1826. Army of Northern Virginia. Died October 8, 1904.

Robert Ransom Jr. Born February 12, 1828. Army of Northern Virginia and Western Theatre. Died January 14, 1892.

Robert Vinkler Richardson Born November 4, 1820. Army of Tennessee. Died January 6, 1870.

William Paul Roberts Born July 11, 1841. Army of Northern Virginia. Died March 28, 1910.

Alfred Moore Scales Born November 26, 1827. Army of Northern Virginia. Died February 8, 1892.

Thomas Fentress Toon Born June 10, 1840. Army of Northern Virginia. Died February 19, 1902.

William Feimster Tucker Born May 9, 1827. Army of Tennessee and Western Theatre. Died September 14, 1881.

Robert Brank Vance Born April 24, 1828. East Tennessee and North Carolina. Older brother of N.C. governor Zebulon B. Vance. Died November 28, 1899.

Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox Born May 29, 1824. West Point class of 1846. Army of Northern Virginia. Died December 2, 1890.


Union:

Joseph Roswell Hawley Born October 31, 1826. South Carolina, Florida, Virginia, and North Carolina. Died March 18, 1905.

Andrew Johnson Born December 29, 1808. Military governor of Tennessee. Brigadier general of volunteers. U.S. Vice President. U.S. President. U.S. Senator. Died July 31, 1875.

Solomon Meredith Born May 29, 1810. Army of the Potomac. Commander of the "Iron Brigade." Died October 2, 1875.