5th North Carolina Cavalry

(63d Regiment)



Clark, Walter, ed.  Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the

            Great War, l86l‑'65....  Vol. 1.  Wendell, NC:  Broadfoot, 1982.  pp. 529‑657 (72 photocopied pages).  E573.4H57.1982v1.  (Unit history and roster of officers).


Crute, Joseph H., Jr.  Units of the Confederate States Army.  Midlothian, VA:  Derwent Books,

            1987.  Ref.

                        See p. 242 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.


Manarin, Louis H. comp.  North Carolina Troops, 1861‑1865:  A Roster.  Vol. 2.  Raleigh, NC:

            Office of Arch & Hist, 1968.  E573.3M3v2.

                        See pp. 367‑72 (6 photocopied pages) for a brief history of the regiment.  Subsequent pages contain a unit roster.


Moore, John W.  Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States.  Vol. 4.  Raleigh,

            NC:  Ashe & Gatling, 1882.  pp.  21‑49 (15 photocopied pages).  E573.3N87v4.  (Unit roster).


Sifakis, Stewart.  Compendium of the Confederate Armies:  North Carolina.  NY:  Facts on File,

            1992.   pp. 67‑69 (2 photocopied pages).  E573S53.1992.  (Unit organizational history).



Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.



The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:


            Loftin, William T. ‑ BrakeColl (Pvt's letter, Aug 29, 1863)

            Ward, F.B. ‑ LeighColl Bk l9: 65 (Enlisted man's letter, May 26, 1864)