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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.  
 
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&nbsp;- McDowell and Rutherford Counties&nbsp;<br>1st Company B&nbsp;- Chatham County&nbsp;<br>2nd Company B&nbsp;- Cleveland County<br>Company C&nbsp;- Rowan County<br>Company D&nbsp;- Moore County&nbsp;<br>Company E - Iredell County&nbsp;<br>Company F&nbsp;- Mecklenburg County&nbsp;<br> Company G&nbsp;- Cleveland County<br>Company H&nbsp;- Gaston County&nbsp;<br>Company I - Catawba County<br>Company K&nbsp;- Lincoln and 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 [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865]
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Company A&nbsp;- primarily from McDowell County&nbsp;and Rutherford County&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1309293799921_768" />
  
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1st Company B&nbsp;- "Chatham Cossacks" - primarily from Chatham County&nbsp;
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2nd Company B&nbsp;- "Cleveland Mountain Boys" - primarily from Cleveland County
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Company C&nbsp;- primarily from Rowan County
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Company D&nbsp;- primarily from&nbsp; Moore County&nbsp;
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Company E - primarily from Iredell County&nbsp;
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Company F&nbsp;- "Mechlenburg Guards" - primarily from Mecklenburg County&nbsp;
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Company G&nbsp;- "King Moountain Tigers" - primarily from Cleveland County
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Company H&nbsp;- "Gaston Rangers" - primarily from Gaston County&nbsp;
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Company I - "Catawba Marksmen" - primarily from Catawba County
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Company K&nbsp;- "Pleasant Home Guards" - Lincoln County&nbsp;and 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 [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865<br><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><br><br>
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

Revision as of 14:44, 28 June 2011

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

49th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry was organized in March, 1862, at Garysburg, North Carolina. It surrendered 11 officers and 95 men on April 9, 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 - primarily from McDowell County and Rutherford County 

1st Company B - "Chatham Cossacks" - primarily from Chatham County 

2nd Company B - "Cleveland Mountain Boys" - primarily from Cleveland County

Company C - primarily from Rowan County

Company D - primarily from  Moore County 

Company E - primarily from Iredell County 

Company F - "Mechlenburg Guards" - primarily from Mecklenburg County 

Company G - "King Moountain Tigers" - primarily from Cleveland County

Company H - "Gaston Rangers" - primarily from Gaston County 

Company I - "Catawba Marksmen" - primarily from Catawba County

Company K - "Pleasant Home Guards" - Lincoln County and Gaston County[2]
The information about the companies comes from [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865

Information about the companies and their rosters are in Manarin and Jordan, North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster.[3]

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.
  • 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). Internet Archive.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865, (accessed 30 March 2011)
  3. 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 book975.6 M2nc Vol 12