49th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
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.
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 - McDowell and Rutherford Counties
1st Company B - Chatham County
2nd Company B - Cleveland County
Company C - Rowan County
Company D - Moore County
Company E - Iredell County
Company F - Mecklenburg County
Company G - Cleveland County
Company H - Gaston County
Company I - Catawba County
Company K - Lincoln and Gaston County
The information about the companies comes from A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865
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]
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
- A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865, (accessed 30 March 2011)