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

From FamilySearch Wiki
Revision as of 17:56, 1 September 2011 by Hillsandra1 (talk | contribs)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

United States Gotoarrow.png  U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina Gotoarrow.png   North Carolina Military Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 1st Regiment, North Carolina Artillery 10th Regiment Volunteers-1st Artillery

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 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 thier 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. [2]

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).
  2. 2.0 2.1 [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.]