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


NUMERICAL DESIGNATIONS
OF CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS
17-31



17th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. Walter Newton

Pitt County


17 Regt. N.C. Infantry

2nd Organization
Col. Wm. F. Martin

This Regt. was organized with ten companies, A to K, in Mar. 1862,
immediately after the disbandment of the 17th Regt. N.C. Infantry (1st Orgn.) and was composed mostly of men who had served in the latter Regt. Co. L was added later and appears to have been formed principally of men who had served in Co. I of the 1st Organization, but who had not been exchanged in time to be mustered out with that Regt.

Local Designations
Co. A, Roanoke Guards
Co. B, Capt. Jas. J. Leith's Co.
       Stonewall Rifles
Co. C, Hertford Light Infantry
Co. H, Liberty Guards


17th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

1st Organization
Col. Wm. F. Martin

The designation of this Regt. was changed from the 7th Regt. N.C. Infantry (Vols.) to the 17th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.) by S.O. 222, A&IGO, dated Nov. l4, 1861. It was disbanded and mustered out of service by S.O. 55, A&IGO, dated Mar. 10, 1862, many of the men re-enlisting for the war in the 17th Regt. N.C. Infantry (2nd Orgn.).
Companies I and L, having been captured and paroled, but not exchanged, were not mustered out with the Regt. Some of the members of Co. I subsequently served in Co. L, 17th Regt. N.C. Infantry (2nd Orgn.). Co. L was disbanded by S.O. 11, Hq., N.C., dated Mar. 4, 1863.

Local Designations
Co. A, Independent Greys
Co. B, Hyde County Rifles
Co. C, Tar River Boys
Co. D, Hertford Light Infantry
Co. E, Currituck Atlantic Rifles
Co. F, Roanoke Guards
Co. G, Hamilton Guards
Co. H, Morris Guards
Co. I, John Harry Guards
Co. K, Confederate Guards
Co. L, State Guards
Co. B, Capt. Jas. J. Leith's Co.
Co. C, Capt. Geo. J. Johnston's Co.
Co. D, Capt. Thos. H. Sharp's Co.
Co. E, Capt. D. McD. Lindsey's Co.
Co. F, Capt. John C. Lamb's Co.
Co. G, Capt. L. L. Clements' Co.
Co. H, Capt. H. A. Gilliam's Co.
Co. I, Capt. L. Jo Johnson's Co.
Co. K, Capt. Jas. H. Swindell's Co.
Co. L, Capt. Win. F. Martin's Co.


18th Batallion Home Guards (Maj. E.R. Liles)

Wadesboro


18th Regt. N. C. Inf. (S.T.)

Col. Jas. D. Radcliffe
Col. Robt. H. Cowan
Col. Thos. J. Purdie
Col. John D. Barry

July 1861, organized as 8th Regt. N.C. Infantry (Vols.)
Aug. 20, 1861, transferred to CSS.
Nov. 14, 1861, Designation changed to 18th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)
               by S.O. 222 A&ICO.
Apr. 24, 1862, Regt. reorganized.
Co. K of this Regt. M/in as (1st) Co. B, 2nd Regt. N.C. Artillery (36th S.T.) on Dec. 31, 1861, and Feb. 28, 1862. No orders found ransferring the Co. to or from the Artillery Regt.

Local Designations
Co. A, German Vols.
Co. B, Blanden Light Artillery
Co. C, Columbus Guards No. 3
Co. D, Robeson Rifle Guard
Co. E, Moore's Creek Rifle Guard
Co. F, Scotch Boys
Co. G, Wilmington Light Infantry
Co. H, Columbus Guards No. 1
Co. I, Wilmington Rifle Guard
Co. K, Blanden Guards
Co. A, Capt. Christian Cornehlsen's Co.
Co. B, Capt. Robt. Tait's Co.
Co. C, Capt. Forney George's Co.
Co. D, Capt. Win. S. Norment's Co.
Co. E, Capt. Jno. R. Hawe's Co.
Co. F, Capt. Chas. Malloy's Co.
Co. G, Capt. Henry Savage's Co.
Co. H, Capt. David N. Gore's Co.
Co. I, Capt. Oliver P. Meares' Co.
Co. I, Capt. Robt. D. Williams' Co.
Co. K, Capt. Geo. Tait's Co.


19th Regt. N.C. Militia

Lt. Col. Nathan McDaniel


19th Regt. N.C. State Troops

2nd Regt. N.C. Car.


19th Batallion N.C.

Mallett's Batallion N.C.


20th N.C. Marines

Marines C. S. A


20th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. Alfred Iverson
Col. Thos. F. Toon

Organized June 18, 1861. Mustered in Confederate States Service Aug. 10, 1861. Designation changed from l0th Regt. N.C. Vols. to 20th Regt. North Carolina State Troops by S.O. 222, A&IGO, Nov. 14, 1861.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. Nelson Slough's Co.
      The Cabarrus Guards
Co. B, Capt. Jas. B. Atwell's Co.
      Cabarrus Black Boys
Co. C, Capt. Burrel Smith's Co.
      Fair Bluff Vols.
Co. D, Capt. John B. Stanly's Co.
      Columbus Guards No. 4
Co. E, Capt. Claudius B. Denson's Co.
      Confederate Grays
Co. F, Capt. Owen L. Chesnutt's Co.
      Holmes Riflemen
Co. G, Capt. John S. Brooks' Co.
      Brunswick Guards
Co. H, Capt. Uz. W. Cox
      Independent Blues
Co. I, Sampson Greys
Co. K, Capt. Wm. H. Toon's Co.
      Columbus Guards No. 2
Capt. Franklin J. Faison s Co.
      The Sampson Rangers


21st Regt. N.C. Militia

21st Batallion Home Guards, N.C. (Maj. J.C. Gilman)

Mt. Airy


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

Col. Win. W. Kirkland
Col. Thos. Settle
Col. Robt. F. Hoke

July 11, 1861, organized for one year, as 11th Regt. N.C. Infantry (Vols.).
Composed of twelve companies, A to M. Nov. 14, 1861, designation changed to 21st Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.) by S.O. 222, A&IGO. Apr. 1862, Regt. reorganized, and Cos. B and E taken from it to form Cos. A and B, respectively, of the 9th (also known as the 1st) Batallion N.C. Sharp Shooters.

Local Designations
Co. A, Davidson Guards
Co. E, Forsyth Grays
Co. M, Guilford Dixie Boys


22nd Batallion Home Guards, N.C.

Lt. Col. A. J. Boyd

Wentworth


22nd Regt. N. C. Inf.

Col. J. Johnston Pettigrew
Col. C. E. Lightfoot
Col. Jas. Conner
Col. Thos. S. Galloway

The designation of this Regt. was changed from the 12th Regt. N.C. Infantry(Vols. to the 22nd Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.) by S.O. 222, A&ICO, dated Nov. 14, 1861.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. T. D. Jones' Co.
Co. I, Randolph Rifles
Co. K, Capt. A. Burgin's Co.
Co. L, Capt. Robt. H. Gray's Co.
      Uwharie Grays
Co. M, Randolph Hornets
Capt. John M. Odell's Co.


22nd Regt. N.C. Militia

23rd Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. John D. Powers
Col. Robt. W. Moore


23rd Batallion Home Guards, N.C.

Lt. Col. J. Wimbish

Williamsboro


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

Col. John F Hoke
Col. Dan'l Harvie Christie
Col. Robt. D. Johnston
Col. Chas. C. Blacknall

The designation of this Regt. was changed from the 13th Regt. N.C.
Inf. (Vols.) to the 23rd Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T. by S.O. 222, A&IGO,
dated Nov. 14, 1861.

Local Designations
Co. C, Montgomery Vols.
Co. D, Pee Dee Guards
Co. E, Granville Targetteers
Capt. Jas. H. Horner's Co.
Co. F, Catawba Guards
Co. I, Capt. Geo. T. Baskerville's Co.


24th Batallion Home Guards, N.C.

Lt. Col. K. Murchison

Lillington


24th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. Wm. J. Clarke

Organized for one year as the lath Regt. N.C. Infantry (Vols.), nine
companies, no Co. D. July 1861. Nov. 14, 1861, designation of Regt.
changed to 2Ath Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.) by S.O. 222, A&IGO. May
1862, Regt. reorganized for the war and Co. D added.

Local Designations
Co. G, Highland Boys


24th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. Allmand A. McKoy


25th Batallion N.C. Militia

25th Batallion N.C. Home Guards (Capt. W.B. Stroud)

25th Regt. N.C. Infantry

Col. Thos. L. Clingman
Col. Henry M. Rutledge

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. Balls M. Edney's Co.
      Edney Greys
Co. B, Capt. Thaddeus D. Bryson's Co.
Co. C, Capt. Sam'l C. Bryson's Co.
Co. D, Capt. John W. Francis' Co.
      Georges Guards
Co. E, Capt. Francis W. Johnstone's Co.
Co. F, Capt. Thos. Isaac Lenoir's Co.
Co. G, Capt. Wm. S. Grady's Co.
Co. H, Capt. Frederick R. Blake's Co.
Co. I, Capt. Geo. W. Howell's Co.
Co. K, Capt. Chas. M. Roberds' Co. .I


25th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. J. E. Parker


26th Batallion Home Guards, N.C. (Maj. O.H. Dockery)

Rockingham


26th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. A. M. Faison


26th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. Zebulon B. Vance
Col. Henry K. Burgwin
Col. John R. Lane

Local Designations
Co. K, Pee Dee Wild Cats
Co. A, Jeff Davis Mountain Rifles


27th Batallion Home Guards, N.C.

Lt. Col. A. A. McKoy

Clinton


27th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. Geo. E. B. Singeltary
Col. Richard W. Singeltary
Col. John Sloan
Col. John A. Gilmer, Jr.
Col. John R. Cooke
Col. Geo. F. Whitfield

Local Designations
Co. D, Tuckahoe Braves
Capt. Huggin s Co. - Carolina Rangers
Co. F, Perquimans Beauregards
Co. I, Southern Rights Inf.


27th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. G. W. Collied


28th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. James H. Lane
Col. Sam'l D. Lowe
Col. Wm. H. A. Speer

Local Designations
Co. H, Capt. W. W. Wright's Co.
Cleveland Regulators


28th Regt. N. C. Militia

Col. G. C. Moses


29th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. R. C. D. Beamon


29th Batallion Home Guards, N.C.

Lt. Col. N. B. Whitfield

Mosely Hall


29th Regt. N.C. Infantry

Col. Robt. B. Vance
Col. Wm. B. Creasman


30th Regt. N. C. Inf. (S.T.)

Col. Francis M. Parker

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. J.C. Holmes' Co.
Co. B, Capt. Win. Cass Drake's Co.
      Nat Mason Guards
Co. C, Capt. Jos. Green's Co.
      Brunswick Double Quicks
Co. D, Capt. Eugene Grissom's Co.
Co. E, Capt. J. C. McMillan's Co.
      Duplin Turpentine Boys
Co. F, Capt. Franklin G. Pitt's Co.
      The Sparta Band
Co. G, Granville Rangers
Co. H, Capt. Wm. M. Swann's Co.
Co. I, Capt. Wm. T. Arrington's Co.
Co. K, Capt. Benj. F. Morrow's Co.


30th Regt. N. C. Militia

Col. John L. Cantwell


31st Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. W. A. Jones


31st Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. John V. Jordan

Local Designations
Co. B, O. K. Boys
Co. C, Chalybeate Guards



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