A Guide
to
Military Organizations
and Installations
North Carolina 1861-1865


NUMERICAL DESIGNATIONS
OF CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS
11-16



11th Batallion N.C. Infantry

Lt. Col. L.M. Alien

Merged into 64th Regt. N.C. Infantry


11th Batallion N.C. Infantry

64th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)


11th Batallion Home Guards

11th Batallion N.C. Home Guards

Local Designations
Co. B, Capt. Jordan Cook


11th Regt. N.C. Infantry Vols.

21st Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)


11th Regt. Inf. (S.T.) N.C. (Bethel Regt.)

Col. Collett Loventhorpe
Col. Wm. J. Martin

The 11th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.), also known as the Bethel Regt., was
organized in the early part of 1862, and was composed principally of
men who had formerly served in the 1st Regt. N.C. Vols. (6 mos.)
which had been disbanded at the expiration of its term of service.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. E.A. Ross
Co. A, Capt. W.L. Hand
Co. B, Capt. M. D. Armfield
Co. B, Capt. Thomas Parke Co.
C, Capt. F. W. Bird
Co. C, Capt. E. R. Outlaw
Co. D, Capt. C. S. Brown
Co. D, Capt. W. J. Kincaid
Co. E, Capt. John S. A. Nichols
Co. E, Capt. Wm. J. Kerr
Co. F, Capt. E. A. Small
Co. G, Capt. Jas. R. Jennings
Co. G, Capt. Jno. F. Fraeland
Co. H, Capt. W. L. Grier
Co. I, Capt. Sidney A. Haynes
Co. K, Capt. James M. Young


12th Batallion N.C. Cav. (Maj. Samuel J. Wheeler)

Companies A, B, C
The 66th Regt. N.C. Partisan Rangers Tailed to complete its organization, and the 12th Batallion N.C. Cav. was organized out of men raised for it. In the early part of 1864, the companies of the Batallion appear to have been temporarily attached to Col. Dearing's (8th) and to the 7th Regts. Confederate Cav. The 12th Batallion N.C, Car. was broken up by S.O. 161, A&IGO, dated July 11,1864. Cos. A and B became Cos. K and I, respectively, 4th Regt. N.C. Car.(59th S.T.) and Co. C became Capt. Martin's Co. G, 16th Batallion N.C. Cav.


12th Regt. N.C. Infantry

Col. Solomon Williams
Col. Benj. O. Wade
Col. Henry E. Coleman

The 2nd Regt. N.C. Infantry (Vols.) was organized in May 1861, with fourteen companies, A to O. Cos. L to O were transferred about Oct. 1861, to form a part of the 1st Batallion N.C. Infantry which was subsequently increased to a Regt. and known as the 32nd Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.). The designation of his Regt. was changed from the 2nd Regt. N.C.I. (Vols.) to the 12th Regt. N.C.I. (S.T.) by S.O. 222, A&IGO, dated Nov. 14, 1861.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. John Ray's Co., Catawba Rifles
Co. M, Camden Grays
Co. B, Capt. Henry Eaton Coleman's Co.,
      Townesville Guards
(1st) Co. C, Capt. Thos. S. Kenan's Co.
(2nd) Co. C, Capt. Thos. L. Jones' Co.,
        Warren Rifles
(1st) Co. C, Duplin Rifles
(1st) Co. D, Capt. Richard M. Norment's Co,
      Lumberton Guards
(2nd) Co. D, Capt. Geo. Wortham's Co.,
       Granville Greys
Co. E, Capt. A.W. Burton's Co,
Capt. Jerome B. Fulton's Co.,
      Cleveland Guards
Co. F, Capt. Benj. O. Wake's Co.,
      Warren Guards
Co. G, Capt. Jas. H. Whitaker's Co,
      Halifax Light Inf.
(1st) Co. H, Capt. Wm. T. Williams' Co.,
        Nash Boys


12th Regt. N.C. Infantry Vols.

The designation of this Regt. was changed to the 22nd Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.) by S.O. 222, A&IGO, dated Nov. 14, 1861.


13th Batallion N.C. Infantry (Maj. Clement G. Wright)

Wright's Batallion N.C. Infantry
 Formed about May 1863, out of Independent Companies of N.C. "Bridge Guards." Consolidated with 8th Batallion N.C.P.R. by S.O. 234, A&IGO, dated Oct. 2, 1863, and formed 66th Regt~. N.C. Infantry Cos. A to D became Cos. A,B,E, and K, 66th Regt.

Local Designations
Co. D, Wilmington Railroad Guard
Co. A, Capt. Jos. W. Latta's Co
Co. C, Capt. Guilford W. Cox's Co.
Co. D, Capt. Jno. L. Cantwell's Co.
Co. D, Capt. Jno. J. Bradberry's Co.
Co. B, Capt. Passun Nichols' Co.


13th Regt. N.C. Infantry

Col. Wm. D. Pender
Col. A.M. Scales
Col. Jas. H. Hyman

The designation of this Regt. was changed from the 3rd Regt. N.C. Infantry (Vols.) to the 13th Regt. N.C.I. (S.T.) by S.O. 222, A&IGO, dated Nov. l4, 1861.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. John A. Graves' Co.
Co. B, Capt. A. A. Erwin's Co.
Co. C, Capt. Jas. T. Mitchell's Co.
Co. D, Capt. John T. Hambrick's Co.
Co. E, Capt. Thos. Ruffin's Co.
Co. F, Capt. Jesse A. Clement's Co.
Co. G, Capt. Jos. H. Hyman's Co.
Co. H, Capt. Alfred M. Scale's Co.
Co. K, Capt. Giles P. Bailey's Co.
Co. I, Capt. Thomas Settles' Co.
Co. A, Yanceville Grays
Co. B, Ranalesburg Riflemen
Co. C, Milton Blues
Co. D, Leasburg Greys.
Co. E, Alamance Regulators
Co. F, Davie Greys
Co. G, Edgecombe Rifles
Co. H. Rockingham Guards
Co. I, Rockingham Rangers
Co. K, Dixie Boys


13th Regt. N.C. Infantry Vols.

23rd Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)


13th Batallion Light Artillery, N.C.

Lt. Col. Jos. B. Start

Organized with six companies by S.O. 66, AGO, N.C., dated Nov. 4,
1863. All companies had prior service in other organizations.

Local Designations
Co. C, Cape Fear Light Artillery
Co. D, Kennedy Artillery
Co. E, Orange St. Artillery
Co. F, Branch Artillery

Co. B, formerly Capt. Jos. B. Starr's Co. B, 36th Regt. N.C. Troops (2nd Regt. N.C. Artillery). Subsequently Capt. Geo. B. Atkins' N.C. Battery serving in Maj. Basils C. Manley's Artillery Batallion which was a field composed of batteries from various states. Co. A formerly Co. D, 12th Bn Va. Light Artillery


14th Batallion N.C. Cav.

Lt. Col. Jas. L. Henry

Appears to have been composed of seven companies. Organized latter
part of 1863 out of exempts for defense of Western N.C.


14th Batallion Light Artillery, N.C.

13th Batallion N.C.Light Artillery


14th Batallion Home Guards N.C. (Maj. Henry C. Walser)

14th Batallion Home Guards N.C.

Lt. Col. Jesse Hargrove

Lexington


14th Regt. N.C. Infantry

Col. Junius Daniel
Col. P.W. Roberts
Col. R. Tyler Bennett

The designation of this Regt. was changed from the 4th Regt. N.C. Infantry
(Vols.) to the l4th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.) by S.O. 222, A&IGO, dated
Nov. 14, 1861.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. Wm. A. Johnston's Co.
Co. B, Capt. Willis L. Miller's Co.
Co. C, Capt. Chas. E. Smith's Co.
Co. D, Capt. Edw. Dixon's Co.
Co. E, Capt. Geo. A. Faribault's Co.
Co. F, Capt. Z.B. Vance's Co.
Co. G, Capt. Thos. T. Slade's Co.
Co. I, Capt. Jesse Margrave's Co.
Co. K, Capt. Wm. H. Harrison's Co.
Co. A, Roanoke Minute Men
Co. B, Thomasville Rifles
Co. C, Anson Guard
Co. D, Cleveland Blues
Co. E, The Oak City Guards
Co. F, Rough and Ready Guards
Co. G, Reid Guard
Co. I, Lexington Wild Cats
Co. K, Raleigh Rifles


14th Regt. N.C. Infantry Vols.

 24th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S. T. )


15th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. D.H. Cherry


15th Batallion N.C. Cav. (Lt. Col. Jas. M. Wynn)

Organized about September, 1863.


15th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. Robert M. McKinney
Col. Henry A. Dowd
Col. Wm. McRae
Col. Wm. H. Yarbrough

The 5th Regt. N.C. Infantry (Vols.) was organized in June 1861, with
twelve companies; A to M. Its designation was changed to the 15th
Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.) by S.O. 222, A&IGO, dated Nov. 4, 1861.
Companies L and M were transferred to the 32nd Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)
by S.O. 154, A&IGO, dated July 4, 1862, becoming (2nd) Co. K and
(2nd) Co. I, respectively of that Regt.

Local Designations
Co. C, Ellis Guards
Capt. C. G. Love's Co.
Co. M, Chatham Rifles


16th Batallion Cav., N.C.

McRae's Batallion N.C. Cav.


16th Batallion N.C. Cav.

Lt. Col. Jno. T. Kennedy
Lt. Col. Thos. B. Edelin

Formed by consolidation of Cos. F,G,H,I, and M, 7th Regt. Confederate Cav., Cos. D, E, and I, 62nd Regt. Ga. Cav., and Co. C, 12th Batallion N.C. Cav, as per S.O. 161, A&IGO, dated July 11, 1864.


16th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. H. J. B. Clark

Clark's Special Batallion N.C. Militia


16th Regt. N.C. Infantry

Col. Stephen Lee
Col. C. T. N. Davis
Col. Jno. S. McElroy

This Regt. was organized in May 1861 with twelve companies, A to M.
Companies A and L were transferred by S.O. 115, A&IGO, dated May 20, 1862, and became (1st) Co. A and Co. E, respectively, Inf. Regt.,., Thomas' Legion N.C. Troops. The designation of this Regt, was changed from the 6th Regt. N.C. Infantry (Volunteers) to the 16th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.) by S.O. 222, A&IGO, dated Nov. l4, 1861.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. Andrew W. Coleman's Co.
Co. B, Capt. John Peek's Co.
Co D, Capt. Herbert D. Lee's Co.
Co. L, Capt. Elisha G. Johnson's Co.



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