This regiment was formed by order of Gen. J. E. Johnston (special orders No. 25) April 9, 1865, near Smithfield, N. C., of the fragments of the Fourteenth and Forty-third Regiments and seven companies of the Sixth, in Adams' Brigade. Johnston’s army was surrendered on April 26, 1865. Following is the roster of officers assigned. The date of rank, in each case, is 9 April, 1865, unless otherwise given.
Colonel Robert J. Lawrence.
Lieutenant-Colonel William P. Hendon.
Major Pat Henry.
Captain W.A. Harper, 1 January, 1863.
First Lieutenant Thomas B. Cox.
Second Lieutenant A.G. Proctor, 25 July, 1862.
Captain A.B. Evans, 5 August, 1864
First Lieutenant H.G. McFarland.
Second Lieutenant James Lyles.
Captain E.W. Smith, 1 January, 1864.
First Lieutenant John P. Giles, 1 January, 1864.
Second Lieutenant A.M. Douglas, 8 May, 1862.
Captain J. M. Everett, 25 April, 1862.
First Lieutenant James Carlisle.
Second Lieutenant W.H. Childs, 25 April, 1862.
Captain Alex. Trotter, 25 April, 1862.
First Lieutenant W.H. Combs, 25 April, 1862.
Second Lieutenant H.A. McCumc, 25 April, 1862.
Captain J. A. Neilson, 25 April, 1862.
First Lieutenant T. O. Donahue, 25 April, 1862.
Second Lieutenant J. P. Krecker, 1 February, 1864.
Captain Nicholas Blackwell, 23 February, 1863.
First Lieutenant W. G. Pennington.
Second Lieutenant K. O. Knight.
Captain W. R. McCrary.
First Lieutenant E. M. Witherspoon.
Second Lieutenant R. S. Smith.
Captain Jones L. Williams.
First Lieutenant W. D. Walton.
Second Lieutenant C. R. Harris.
Captain Jackson M. Gilbert, 22 February, 1863.
First Lieutenant Henry James Gully, 5 May, 1862.
Second Lieutenant -- Patrick Moore, 12 April, 1862