Co. G, 1st Regiment N. C. Infantry (6 Months, 1861)

 

Co. G, 1st Regiment N. C. Infantry (6 Months, 1861)

This company, known as the "Burke Rifles," was enrolled for active service at Morganton, Burke County, on April 18, 1861. It arrived in Raleigh on April 25 and was mustered into suite service on May 13, 1861, as Company G of this regiment. After that date the company functioned as a part of the regiment, and its history for the war period is recorded as a part of the regimental history.

The information contained in the following roster of the company was compiled principally from company muster rolls which included the muster-in roll dated August 31. 1861, covering the period May 13-August 31, 1861, and muster rolls for the periods of April 25-May 13, 1861; May 13-June 30, 1861; and July-August, 1861. In addition to the company muster rolls. Roll of Honor records, receipt rolls, hospital records, prisoner of war records, and other primary records, supplemented by state pension applications, United Daughters of the Confederacy records, and postwar rosters and histories, all provided useful information.

OFFICERS

CAPTAIN

AVERY, CLARK MOULTON - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 41, April 25, 1861, for six months. Appointed Captain to rank from date of enlistment. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later appointed Major on the Field and Staff of the 33rd Regiment N. C. Troops.

LIEUTENANTS

ARMFIELD, MARK D., 2nd Lieutenant - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 54, April 25, 1861, for six months. Mustered in as Corporal and appointed 2nd Lieutenant to rank from October 24, 1861. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company B, 11th Regiment N. C. Troops (1st Regiment N. C. Volunteers).

BROWN, CALVIN S., 1st Lieutenant - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 33, April 25, 1861, for six months. Appointed 1st Lieutenant to rank from date of enlistment. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company D, 11th Regiment N. C. Troops (1st Regiment N. C. Volunteers).

DICKSON, JOHN A.. 2nd Lieutenant - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 33, April 25, 1861, for six months. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant to rank from date of enlistment. Died of "pneumonia" October 24, 1861.

McDOWELL, JAMES CHARLES SHEFFIELD, 3rd Lieutenant - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 30, April 25, 1861, for six months. Appointed 3rd Lieutenant to rank from date of enlistment. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later appointed Major on the Field and Staff of the 54th Regiment N. C Troops.

 

NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES

ALLMAN, JOSEPH, Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 18, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

ANTHONY, G. W., Private Enlisted in Burke County at age 38, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

ANTHONY, P. B., Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 22, August 8, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

AVERY, H. H„ Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Died at Yorktown, Virginia, August 7, 1861.

BENFIELD, JULIUS M., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 24, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

BENFIELD, T. W., Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 21, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

BLACK, S. J., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 43, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

BRANCH, DAVID W., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Died at Yorktown, Virginia, October 13, 1861.

BRANCH, REUBEN, Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 24, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

BRISTOE, E. B., Private-- Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

BRITTAIN, O. J., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company D, 11th Regiment N. C. Troops (1st Regiment N. C. Volunteers).

CARLTON, J. C, Private-Enlisted in Burke County at age 32, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

CARLTON, R. W., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 30, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

CARPENING, W. G., Private-- Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 16, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

CAUSLEY, J. N., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

CLAY, JOSEPH, Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 18, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

CONLEY, AVERY W., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company I, 39th Regiment N. C. Troops.

CONLEY, JAMES W., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 30, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

CONLEY, JASON, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 29, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

CONLEY, JOSEPH, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

CONLEY, R. H., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Died October 9. 1861.

CONLEY, S. E., Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 39, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

COON, VV. P., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

CROUTCH, PA TON, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

CROWELL, J. H., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 27, April 25, 1861, for six months. Mustered in as Corporal and reduced to ranks July 13, 1861. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

DENNIS, J. V., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 27, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

DORSEY, J. N., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

DORSEY, T. A., Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 18, August 8, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

DUCKWORTH, GEORGE, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

DUCKWORTH, J. L., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

DUCKWORTH, J. W., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Muster roll dated August 31, 1861, states that he "deserted May, 1861."

DUVAL, JOHN M., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12, 1861.

FLEMING, J. I., Sergeant - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Mustered in as Sergeant. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

FORNEY, WILLIAM, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

FOX, J. A., Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 23, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

FOX, LEONARD, Private-- Enlisted in Burke County at age 19, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

FULWOOD, J. M„ Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

GALLOWAY, H. H., Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 21, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

GALLOWAY, T. N., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

GARRISON, WILLIAM,-Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

GIBSON, WILLIAM, Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 16, July 3, 1861, for six months. Died at Yorktown, September 14, 1861.

GILES, CARLTON, Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 23, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

GLASS, DAVID P., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 28, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company K, 35th Regiment N. C. Troops.

GOOD, GEORGE, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 35, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

GOOD, JOHN, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 27, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

GREENLEE, G. E.. Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

HENNESSEE, M. S., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

HENNESSEE, R. J.. Private E listed at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 21, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

HENNESSEE, THOMAS A., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

HICKS, DANIEL M, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 49, April 25, 1861, for six months. Discharged on "Surgeon's Certificate" on June 27, 1861. Later enlisted in Company B, 54th Regiment N. C. Troops.

HICKS, JOSEPH S., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

HICKS, RUFUS, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

HOWARD, J. EDWARD, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

HOWARD, W. F., Corporal - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Mustered in as Corporal. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

HUFFMAN, JOSEPH, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 27, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

JOHNSON, PHILIP JEFFERSON, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 20, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company K, 35th Regiment N. C. Troops.

KERLEY, R., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company B, 54th Regiment N. C. Troops.

KIBLER, GEORGE B., Sergeant - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer and enlisted at age 26, April 25, 1861, for six months. Mustered in as Sergeant. Transferred to the Field and Staff upon appointment as Sergeant Major to rank from June 1, 1861.

KIBLER, S. M., Corporal - Enlisted in Burke County at age 28, April 25, 1861, for six months. Mustered in as Private and appointed Corporal July 13, 1861. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

KINCA1D, J. S., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 27, April 25, 1861, for six months. Discharged September 21, 1861.

KINCAID, W. J., 1st Sergeant - Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, April 25, 1861, for six months. Mustered in as 1st Sergeant. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company D, 11th Regiment N. C. Troops (1st Regiment N. C. Volunteers).

LAFEVERS, A. M., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 27, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

LANE, E. M., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 29, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

LANE, J. E., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

LAXTON, J. L., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

LONDON, GEORGE M., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

LONDON, JAMES WILBURN, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company B, 11th Regiment N. C. Troops (1st Regiment N. C. Volunteers).

LOUDERMILK, W. B., Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 40, August 8, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

LOWRANCE, WILLIAM B. A., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company B, 46th Regiment N. C. Troops.

MACE, J. P., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

MACE, JOHN, Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer when he enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Discharged October 2, 1861, by reason of "chronic diarrhoea."

MACE, W. H., Private Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 23, August 8, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

McELRATH, J. J., Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 22, August 8, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

McGIMSEY, CHARLES A., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company F, 41st Regiment N. C. Troops (3rd Regiment N. C. Cavalry).

McGINSEY, W. W., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 19, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

McKESSON, J. C, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 26, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

MARLER, MARTIN S., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 25, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company B, 54th Regiment N. C. Troops.

MELTON, E. A., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 16, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company D, 11th Regiment N. C. Troops (1st Regiment N. C. Volunteers).

MILLER, J. M., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 24, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

MISHAUX, JOHN P., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 18611. Later enlisted in. Company B, 11th Regiment N. C. Troops (1st Regiment N. C. Volunteers).

MOORE, J. B., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 27, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

MOORE, J. R., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

MOORE, THOMAS B., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

OMARK, J. H., Sergeant - Enlisted in Burke County at age 29, April 25, 1861, for six months. Mustered in as Sergeant. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

OSBORNE, A. W., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

PARKS, HARRISON, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

PARKS, THOMAS, Sergeant - Enlisted in Burke County at age 42, April 25, 1861, for six months. Mustered in as Sergeant. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company B, 11th Regiment N. C. Troops (1st Regiment N. C. Volunteers).

PEARSON, J. A., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 24, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

PEARSON, JOHN, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

PEARSON, MICHAEL L., Private -Enlisted in Burke County at age 42, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

PEARSON, MICHAEL W, Private -Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

PEARSON, THOMAS, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 24, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

POTEAT, PETER, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 40, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, I861.

POWELL, THOMAS S., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

POWELL, WILLIAM, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

PUCKETT, JOHN W., Private Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

RAY, D. B., Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, July 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

SIMPSON, JOHN E., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

SINGLETON, MARCUS, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

SMITH, GEORGE W., Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 53, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

SOLOMON, JAMES, Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 19, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

SOLOMON, JOHN M„ Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 21, August 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

STACY, GEORGE L., Private-- Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 17, August 8, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

TATE, S. C. W., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 35, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

TEEM, PETER A.. Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 21, August 8, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

TERRY, C. E., Private Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 16, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

TIMBERLAKE, J. S., Private-Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

TURNER, T. A.. Private - Enlisted August 8, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13,1861.

WAKEFIELD, S. D., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

WALTON, J. T., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 28, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

WALTON, JOHN M., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 16, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later served in Company F, 41st Regiment N. C. Troops (3rd Regiment N. C. Cavalry).

WAMACK, W. T., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 30, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

WARL1CK, J. L., Corporal Enlisted in Burke County at age 27, April 25, 1861, for six months. Mustered in as Corporal. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company B, 11th Regiment N. C. Troops (1st Regiment N. C. Volunteers).

WARLICK, PORTLAND A., Private-Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861. Later enlisted in Company B, 11th Regiment N. C. Troops (1st Regiment N. C. Volunteers).

WILLIAMS, COLUMBUS C, Private-Enlisted in Burke County at age 26, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

WILLIAMS, HOUSTON E., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

WILLIAMS, JOSEPH A., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

WILLIAMS, MOULTON, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 19, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM H., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

WINTERS, ALFRED, Private - Enlisted at Yorktown, Virginia, at age 20, July 3, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.

WINTERS, MOULTON, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 21, April 25, 1861, for six months. Present or accounted for until mustered out November 12-13, 1861.


 

All of the above material is from North Carolina Troops-A Roster 1861-1865, a publication of the Historical Publications Section, Division of Archives and History, NC Department of Cultural Resources. All rights reserved. [Vol. 3, pages 35-40]
 


 

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