25th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Historical Notes:
The North Carolina 25th Infantry Regiment, formerly the 15th Volunteers, was assembled at Camp Patton, Asheville, North Carolina, in August, 1861. The following counties furnished companies for the regiment: Henderson, Jackson, Haywood, Cherokee, Transylvania, Clay, Macon, and Buncombe. It moved to Grahamville, South Carolina and remained there until March, 1862. The unit then moved back to North Carolina and arrived in Virginia on June 24. Serving in R. Ransom's and M.W. Ranson's Brigade, it fought with the army from the Seven Days' Battles to Fredericksburg , served in North Carolina, then saw action at Plymouth and Drewry's Bluff . Later the 25th participated in the long Petersburg siege south of the James River and the Appomattox Campaign. It reported 128 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles, 15 in the Maryland Campaign, 88 at Fredericksburg, and 103 at Plymouth. Many were disabled at Sayler's Creek, and on April 9, 1865, only 8 officers and 69 were present. Officers:
Thomas L. Clingman
Henry M. Rutledge
Lieutenant Colonels:
S C. Bryson
St. Clair Dearing
Matthew N. Love
Henry Rutledge
John W. Francis
William S. Grady
William Y. Morgan
Basil Edmonston
W. H. Bryson

Joh W. Walker
Dr. S. S. Satchwell
Assistant Surgeon:
Dr. S. W. Fletcher
Sergeant Major:
J. C. L. Gudger
Quartermaster Sergeant:
Clinton A. Jones
Julius M. Young
Ordinance Sergeant:
A. J. Herring
Drum Major
Peter M. Rich
General Bushrod Johnson's division
Gen. Robert Ransom's and M.W. Ranson's Brigade
Gen. Beauregard’s Command – Spring 1864
Seven Days Battles (June 25-July 1, 1862
King’s School House (June 25, 1862)
Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862)
Savages's Station (June 29, 1862)
Fraser's Farm (June 30, 1862)
Malvern Hill (July l, 1862)
Cedar Mountain (August 9, 1862)
2nd Bull Run or Second Manassas (August 28-30, 1862)
Chantilly (September 1, 1862)
Harpers Ferry (September 12-15, 1862)
Antietam or Sharpsburg (September 17, 1862)
Shepherdstown Ford (September 20, 1862)
Fredericksburg (December 13,1862)
Chancellorsville (May 1-4, 1863)
Kinston, NC (May 23, 1863)
Plymouth, NC (April 15, 1864)
Drewery's Bluff (May 13, 1864)
Avery's House (June 27, 1864)
Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
Weldon Railroad (June 22, 1864)
Fort Stedman (March 25, 1865)
Petersburg (April 2, 1865)
Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)
The roster of this unit contains the names of 2281 men.

Company A – Henderson County
Company B – Jackson County
Company C – Haywood County
Company D – Cherokee County
Company E - Transylvania County
Company F – Haywood County
Company G – Men from the Athens, GA area as well as Clay and Macon Counties in North Carolina
Company H – Buncombe and Henderson Counties
Company I – Mount Pisgah Guards – Buncombe County
Company K – Buncombe County
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