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]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3284 men on its roster for this unit. 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 - "Ellis Light Artillery" - mostly enlisted in Wake County - See the roster, in the reference below.

Company B - "Guion's Battery" - organized in Craven county - See the roster, in the reference below.

Company C - "Charlotte Artillery" - organized at Charlotte, Mecklenburg County - See the roster, in the reference below.

Company D - "Rowan Artillery" - organized at Salisbury, Rowan county, See the roster, in the reference below.

Company E - "Wilmington Light Artillery" - See the roster, in the reference below.

Company F - "Andrew's Battery" - Organized in Wayne County - See the roster, in the reference below.

Company G - "Beaufort Harbor Guards" - organized in Carteret County - See the roster, in the reference below.

Company H - "Topsail rifles" - organized in Carteret County - See the roster, in the reference below.

1st Company I - organized in Craven County - many men from Craven County - See the roster, in the reference below.

2nd Company I - "Wilmington Horse Artillery" - many men from New Hanover County - See the roster, in the reference below.

Company K - "Washington Grays" - See the roster, in the reference below. [2]

The list of Companies and their rosters are in Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. Raleigh, N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966. [3].

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

  • 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. Vol 1 Raleigh, N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966. Libraries with book (WorldCat)
  3. [Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. Vol 1 Raleigh, N.C. : State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966.]