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=== Brief History ===
49th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry was organized in March, 1862, at Garysburg, North Carolina. It surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, 9 April 1865, 11 officers and 95 men on April 9, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [httphttps://www.itd.nps.gov/cwsscivilwar/ soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 201024 January 2018).</ref> <ref> Sifakis, Stewart. ''Compendium of The Confederate Armies: North Carolina.'' Facts On file New York - Oxford 1992. {{FHL|476605|item|disp=FHL book 975 M2ss}} </ref>
For more information on the history of the 49th North Carolina Infantry, see the following: *The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/49th_North_Carolina_Infantry 49th North Carolina Infantry], (accessed 4 October 2011) === Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin === The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2241 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CNC0049RI Roster].
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Company A- many men from [[McDowell County, North Carolina|McDowell County]]&nbsp;- McDowell and [[Rutherford Counties&nbsp;<br>County, North Carolina|Rutherford County]]. 1st Company B&nbsp;- "Chatham Cossacks" - many men from [[Chatham County, North Carolina|Chatham County&nbsp;<br>]]  2nd Company B&nbsp;- "Cleveland Mountain Boys" - many men from [[Cleveland County<br>, North Carolina|Cleveland County]]  Company C&nbsp;- many men from [[Rowan County, North Carolina|Rowan County<br>]]  Company D&nbsp;- many men from [[Moore County, North Carolina|Moore County&nbsp;<br>]]  Company E - many men from [[Iredell County&nbsp;<br>, North Carolina|Iredell County]]  Company F&nbsp;- "Mechlenburg Guards" - many men from [[Mecklenburg County, North Carolina|Mecklenburg County&nbsp;<br> ]]  Company G&nbsp;- "Kings Mountain Tigers" - many men from [[Cleveland County<br>, North Carolina|Cleveland County]]  Company H&nbsp;- "Gaston Rangers" - many men from [[Gaston County&nbsp;<br>, North Carolina|Gaston County]]  Company I - "Catawba Marksmen" - many men from [[Catawba County<br>, North Carolina|Catawba County]]  Company K&nbsp;- "Pleasant Home Guards" - many men from [[Lincoln County, North Carolina|Lincoln County]] and [[Gaston County, North Carolina|Gaston County]] <ref name="ncgenweb">[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865], (accessed 30 March 2011)</ref><br> The information about the companies comes from &nbsp; [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865]<br>Information about the companies and their rosters are in Manarin and Jordan, ''North Carolina Troops 1861-1865: a roster''. <ref> Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. ''North Carolina Troops 1861-1865: a roster.'' Vol 12. Raleigh, N.C. : State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966. {{FHL|147534|item|disp=FHL book975.6 M2nc Vol 12}} </ref> === Other Sources === *[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘North Carolina in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below). *National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
<br><br>*[[North Carolina in the Civil War|North Carolina in the Civil War]] describes many sources, specifically for North Carolina, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
=== Other Sources ===*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
National Park Service*Day, [http://wwwW.itdA.nps(William Albertus).gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides 'A true history of Company I, 49th Regiment North Carolina Troops, in the great Civil War: between the North and South.'' (Baltimore, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battlesMaryland : Butternut and Blue, sources of the information1997), and suggestions for where to find additional information{{FHL|741626|item|disp=FHL book 975. <br>6 M2dw}}
=== References ===*Walter Clark. ''Histories of the several regiments and battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-'65 '' (Nash Brothers, Book and Job Printers, Goldsboro, N.C., 1901). [http://www.archive.org/stream/historiesofsever03clar#page/n11/mode/2up Internet Archive.]
<references />=== References ===
[[Category:North_Carolina_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]
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