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


NUMERICAL DESIGNATIONS
OF CONFEDERATE ORGANIZATIONS
50-64



50th Regt. N.C. Militia

50th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. M.D. Craton
Col. Jas. A. Washington
Col. Geo. Wortham

Organized Apr. 15, 1862.

Local Designations
Co. F, Moore Sharp Shooters
Co. G, Capt. Geo. W. Andrew's Co.
            The Rutherford Farmers
Co. I, Capt. John B. Eaves' Co.
            Rutherford Regulars
Co. K, Capt. Sam'l Wilkins' Co.
            Green River Rifles


51st Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. John L. Cantwell
Col. Hector McKethan

Regt. organized Apr. 30, 1862, for the term of the war.
Co. A- Some of the members of this company formerly served in/Co. A,
Wilmington & Weldon R.R. Guards, N.C. Infantry

Local Designations
Co. B, Capt. Caleb B. Hobson's Co.
           Warsaw Sampsons
Co. C, Capt. Wm. A. Allen's Co.
           Duplin Stars
Co. D, Capt. Jas. R. McDonald's Co.
           Scotch Tigers
Co. E, Capt. Willis P. Moore's Co.
           Clay Valley Rangers
Co. F, Capt. Alfred B. Walter's Co.
           Ashpoll True Boys
Co. H, Capt. John R. Kelly's Co.
           Columbus Light Infantry
Co. I, Capt. Hector McKethan's Co.
Co. K, Capt. J.B. Underwood's Co.
         Confederate Stars


51st Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. W. B. Richardson


52nd Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. Jas. K. Marshal
Col. Marcus A. Parks

This Regt. was organized Apr. 1862, for three years or the war.

Local Designations
Co. A, Cabarrus Riflemen
Co. B, Randolph Guards
Co. C, Orapeake Guards
Co. D, McCullock's Avengers
Co. E, Richmond Regulators
Co. F, Wilkes' Grays
Co. G, Dripon Dixies
Co. H, Spring Hill Guards
Co. I, Stanly Rebels
Co. K, Fighting Boys


52nd Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. John A. Spears


52nd Regt. N.C. Vols.

Co. A, 4th Regt. N. C. Inf.


53rd Regt. N. C. Militia

53rd Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. Wm. A. Owens
Col. Jas. T. Morehead

Organized May 5, 1862.

Local Designations
Co. E, Farmer Boys
Co. G, Capt. Geo. W. Clark's Co.
            Mountain Greys
Co. H, Capt. Spotswood B. Taylor's Co.
            Danbury Blues
Co. K, Wilkes Rangers


54th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. W. McL. McKay


54th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. John Wimbish
Col. Jas. C. S. McDowell
Col. Kenneth M. Murchison

Organized May 16, 1862.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. Anderson Ellis' Co.
            Holtsburg Guards
Co. B, Capt. Jas. C. S. McDowell's Co.
Co. C, Capt. K. M. Murchison's Co.
Co. D, Capt. Jas. A. Rogers' Co.
           Rebel Guards
Co. E, Capt. Dabney W. Parks' Co.
           Highland Guards
Co. F, Capt. Win. P. Watlington's Co.
           Stonewall Boys
Co. G, Wilkes Guards
Co. H, Capt. David S. Cockerham's Co.
            Western Rangers
Co. I, Capt. Napoleon B. Hamilton's Co.
            Tryon Mountain Boys
Co, K, Capt. Sam'l J. Parham's Co.
            Carolina Boys


55th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. John H. Connally

Organized May 19, 1862.

Local Designations
Co. A, Wilson/Wayne Cos.
Co. B, Wilkes Co.
Co. C, Cleveland Grays
Co. D, Cleveland Farmers
Co. E, Pitt Co.
Co. F, South Mountain Rangers
Co. G, N.C. Rebels
Co. H, Capt. Vandaver Teague's Co.
            Alexander Boys
Co. I, Franklin Farmers
Co. K Granville, Co.


55th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. Neill Kelly
Col. J.J.D. Lucas


56th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)
 

Col. Paul F. Faison

Organized July 31, 1862; transferred to Confederate States Service Aug. 8, 1862;
Mustered in Confederate States Aug. 31, 1862.

Local Designations
Co. B, Capt. Frank N. Roberts' Co.
           Cape Fear Guards
Co. C, Capt. Alexo P. White's Co.
           Pasquotank Boys
Co. D, Capt. John W. Graham's Co.
           Graham Rifles
Co. E, Capt. Jos. Gray Lockhart's Co.
           Moore Guards
Co. F, Capt. Henry F. Schenck's Co.
           Cleveland Riflemen
Co. G, Capt. Henry E. Lane's Co.
           Henderson Blues
Co. H, Capt. Thos. C. Halyburton's Co
           Pettigrew Guards
Co. I, Capt. Jas. W. Kilpatrick's Co.
           Rutherford Rifles
Co. K, Capt. Frank R. Alexander's Co.
           Confederate Boys


56th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. H.C. Leonard


57th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S. T.)

Col. Archibald
Col. Godwin

Organized July 17, 1862.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. Wm. Howard's Co.
Co. B, Capt. Win. Brown's Co.
Co. C, Capt. John Beard's Co.
Co. D, Capt. J.E. Mann's Co.
Co. E, Capt. Dan'l W. Rhine's Co.
Co. F, Capt. Jas. C. Cannon's Co.
Co. G, Capt. J.F. Speck's Co.
Co. H, Capt. Win. H. Howerton's Co.
Co. I, Capt. Wm. A. Albright's Co.
Co. K, Capt. A.A. Miller's Co.


57th Regt. N. C. Militia

Col. John H. Stephens


58th Batallion Home Guards, N.C. (Maj. J.M. Neal)

58th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. John B. Palmer

The 5th (Palmer's )Batallion N.C. Partisan Rangers, consisting of seven companies, was organized under authority of the Sec. of War, dated May 13, 1862. It was increased to a Regt. about July 29, 1862, by the addition Of other companies and designated the 58th Regt. N.C. Infantry About Apr. 9, 1865, this Regt. was consolidated with the 60th Regt. N.C. Infantry and formed the (new) 58th Regt. N.C. Infantry, which was paroled at Greensboro, N.C., May l, 1865.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. John B. Palmer's Co.
           Mitchell Rangers
Co. B, Capt. Jacob W. Bowman's Co.
Co. C, Capt. Wm. W. Proffitt's Co.
           Yancey Boys
Co. D, Capt. Drewry C. Harmon's Co.
Co. E, Capt. John C. Keener's Co.
Co. F, Capt. Jason Conley's Co.
           McDowell Rangers
Co. G, Capt. John W. Peek's Co.
Co. H, Capt. Thos. H. Dula's Co.
Co. I, Capt. Wm. Miller's Co.
          Watauga Troopers
Co. K, Capt. Sam'l M. Silver's Co.


59th Batallion Home Guards, N.C. (Maj. Clem. Dowd)

Carthage


59th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. Cobb


59th Regt. N.C. Infantry

61st Regt. N. C. Inf. (S.T.)

59th Regt. N.C. State Troops

4th Regt. N. C. Cav.


60th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. Jas. T. Roper


60th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. Jos. A. McDowell
Col. Washington M. Hardy

The 1st (McDowell's) Batallion N.C. Infantry, consisting of seven companies, was organized about Aug, l, 1862. It was increased to a Regt. about Oct. 8, 1862, and designated the 60th Regt. N.C. Infantry About Apr. 9, 1865, this Regt. was
consolidated with the 58th Regt. N.C. Infantry and formed the (new) 58th Regt. N.C. Infantry, which was paroled at Greensboro, N.C. May 1, 1865.

Local Designations
Co. A, Buncombe Light Artillery
Co. B, Capt. L.A.B. Duckett's Co.
Co. D, Henderson Rangers
Co. E, Buncombe Farmers
Co. I, Capt. G.M. Roberts' Co.
          French Broad Guards
Co. K, Capt. W.R. West's Co.


61st Regt. N.C. Militia

61st Regt. N.C. Infantry (S. T.)

Col. Jas. D. Radcliffe
Col. Wm. S. Devane

 The 61st Regt. N.C. Infantry was organized about Sept. 1862, with ten companies, A to K, which had previously served as independent companies. Some of the rolls show 59th Regt. N.C. Infantry, which was probably due to a misunderstanding of the line number the Regt. was to receive.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. Wm. S. Devane's Co.
           Confederates
Co. B, Capt. Henry Harding's Co.
Capt. Wm. M. Stevenson's Co.
           Beaufort Plow Boys
Co. C, Capt. Edw. Mallett' s Co.
           Neuse Guards
Co. D, Capt. Nathan A. Ramsey's Co.
           Vance Guards
Co. E, Capt. Allen Croom's Co. .
           The Easter Star
Co. F, Capt. Andrew J. Moore's Co.
           The Trio Guards
Co. G, Capt. John F. Moore's Co.
Co. H, Capt. Wm. B. Lanier's Co
            Hill Guards
Co. I, Capt. Avas B. Cox's Co.
Co. K, Capt. Francis D. Koonce's Co.
            Koonce's State Guerrillas


62nd Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.)

Col. Robt. G.A. Love
Col. Geo. Wesley Clayton

Organized July 11, 1862.

Local Designations
Co. A, Capt. Asbury T. Rogers' Col.
Co. B, Capt. N.W. Moore's Co.
Co. C, Capt. John Turpin's Co.
Co. D, Capt. R.M. Henry's Co.
Co. E, Capt. L.C. Neill's Co.
Co. F, Capt. A.B. Cowan's Co.
Co. G, Capt. Andrew D. Hooper's Co.
Co. H, Capt. Rufus A. Edmonston s Co.
Co. I, Capt. Wm. J. Wilson's Co.
Co. K, Capt. T.G. Henson's Co.


62nd Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. J.F. Colton


63rd Batallion Home Guards, N. C.

Lt. Col. T.H. Brem

Charlotte


63rd Regt. N.C. Troops

Co. D, 3rd Regt. N. Co Cav.


63rd Regt. N.C. State Troops

5th Regt. N.C. Cav.


63rd Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. H.L. Steed


64th Batallion Home Guards, N.C. (Maj. J. Masten)

Winston


64th Regt. N.C. Militia

Col. Wm. F. Foushee
Lt. Col. J. W. Staley


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

Col. Lawrence M. Allen

The 11th Batallion N.C. Infantry was organized under authority of the Sec. of War, dated May l0, 1862. It was increased to a Regt. about July 20, 1862, and designated the 64th Regt. N.C. Infantry (S.T.). It was also known as Allen's Regt. N.C. Infantry.

Local Designations
            Allen's Legion
Co. A, Capt. Jaso A. Keith's
Co. Co. B, Capt. Thos. P. Jones'
Co. Co. C, Capt. John Peek's Co.
Co. D, Capt. Arthur A. Dewees' Co.
Co. E, Capt. B.T. Morris' Co.
Co. F, Capt. Dan'l W. Anderson's Co.
Co. G, Capt. Wm. M. Keith's Co.
Co. I, Capt. John S. Love's Co.
---- Capt. A.P. Wigg's Co., subsequently,
Co. G, (Carter's) Regt. Tenn Cav.
---- Capt. Michael Staley's Co.
---- Capt. John F. Fitzgerald's Co.




Units identified as:

2-3  4-6 7-10  11-16 17-31  32-49 50-64  65-121
[example 1st Batallion, 32nd Regiment, etc.]


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