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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;- primarily from McDowell County&nbsp;and Rutherford County&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1309293799921_768" />
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Company A&nbsp;- many men from McDowell County&nbsp;and Rutherford County&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1309293799921_768" />  
  
1st Company B&nbsp;- "Chatham Cossacks" - primarily from Chatham County&nbsp;
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1st Company B&nbsp;- "Chatham Cossacks" - many men from Chatham County&nbsp;  
  
2nd Company B&nbsp;- "Cleveland Mountain Boys" - primarily from Cleveland County
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2nd Company B&nbsp;- "Cleveland Mountain Boys" - meny men from Cleveland County  
  
Company C&nbsp;- primarily from Rowan County
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Company C&nbsp;- many men from Rowan County  
  
Company D&nbsp;- primarily from&nbsp; Moore County&nbsp;
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Company D&nbsp;- many men from&nbsp; Moore County&nbsp;  
  
Company E - primarily from Iredell County&nbsp;
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Company E - many men from Iredell County&nbsp;  
  
Company F&nbsp;- "Mechlenburg Guards" - primarily from Mecklenburg County&nbsp;
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Company F&nbsp;- "Mechlenburg Guards" - many men from Mecklenburg County&nbsp;  
  
Company G&nbsp;- "King Moountain Tigers" - primarily from Cleveland County
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Company G&nbsp;- "King Moountain Tigers" - many men from Cleveland County  
  
Company H&nbsp;- "Gaston Rangers" - primarily from Gaston County&nbsp;
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Company H&nbsp;- "Gaston Rangers" - many men from Gaston County&nbsp;  
  
Company I - "Catawba Marksmen" - primarily from Catawba County
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Company I - "Catawba Marksmen" - many men from Catawba County  
  
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>
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Company K&nbsp;- "Pleasant Home Guards" - many men from 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  ===

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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 - many men from McDowell County and Rutherford County 

1st Company B - "Chatham Cossacks" - many men from Chatham County 

2nd Company B - "Cleveland Mountain Boys" - meny men from Cleveland County

Company C - many men from Rowan County

Company D - many men from  Moore County 

Company E - many men from Iredell County 

Company F - "Mechlenburg Guards" - many men from Mecklenburg County 

Company G - "King Moountain Tigers" - many men from Cleveland County

Company H - "Gaston Rangers" - many men from Gaston County 

Company I - "Catawba Marksmen" - many men from Catawba County

Company K - "Pleasant Home Guards" - many men from 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