1st Regiment, North Carolina Artillery 10th Regiment Volunteers-1st Artillery.

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

1st Regiment, North Carolina Artillery 10th Regiment Volunteers-1st Artillery was organized at Raleigh, North Carolina, in June, 1861. It disbanded during the winter of 1864-1865.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]

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 - "Ellis Light Artillery" - mostly enlisted in Wake County - see roster, as there were many different counties in this company

Company B - "Guion's Battery" - organized in Craven county - see roster, as there were many different counties in this company
Company C - "Charlotte Artillery" - organized at Charlotte, Mecklenburg County - see roster, as there were many different counties in this company
Company D - "Rowan Artillery" - organized at Salisbury, Rowan county, see roster, as there were many different counties in this company
Company E - "Wilmington Light Artillery" - see roster, as there were many different counties in this company
Company F - "Andrew's Battery" - Organized in Wayne County - see roster, as there were many different counties in this company
Company G - "Beaufort Harbor Guards" - organized in Carteret County - see roster, as there were many different counties in this company
Company H - "Topsail rifles" - organized in Carteret County - see roster, as there were many different counties in this company
1st Company I - organized in Craven County - mostly from Craven County - see roster, as there were many different counties in this company
2nd Company I - "Wilmington  Horse Artillery" - see roster, as there were many different counties in this company
Company K - "Washington Grays" - see roster, as there were many different counties in this company

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

National Park Service, 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.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).