The North Carolina 35th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in November, 1861, at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina. Its members were raised in the counties of Mecklenburg, Onslow, McDowell, Moore, Chatham, Person, Union, Henderson, Wayne, and Catawba. Afte
r fighting at New Bern, the regiment was ordered to Virginia and assigned to General R. Ransom's and M.W. Ransom's Brigade. It participated in the difficult campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Fredericksburg . Ordered back to North Carolina, it fought at Boon's Mill and Plymouth , then returned to Virginia in May, 1864. The 35th saw action at Drewry's Bluff , endured the hardships of the Petersburg siege south of the James River, and ended the war at Appomattox . This unit sustained 127 casualties at Malvern Hill , 25 in the Maryland Campaign, 29 at Fredericksburg , and 103 at Plymouth . Many were
disabled at Saylor's Creek , and on April 9, 1865, it surrendered 5 officers and 111 men.
James T. Johnson
John G. Jones
Matthew W. Ransom
Oliver C. Petway
Simon B. Taylor
John M. Kelly
Robert E. Petty Assignments:
General R. Ransom's and M.W. Ransom's Brigade Battles:
New Berne, NC
Seven Days' Battles
The roster of this unit contains the names of 4674 men.
Co. A, Capt. Claud Barry's Co.
-Onslow Rough & Readys
Co. B, Capt. W.B. Halyburton s Co.
Co. C, Moore County Scotch Riflemen
Co. D, Capt. Hardy J. Lasater's Co.
-Haw River Boys
Co. E, Capt. John G. Jones' Co.
Co. F, Redwine Beauregards
Co. G, Henderson Rifles
Co. H, Capt. Thos. M. Alexander's Co.
-Mecklenburg Farmers - Mecklenburg County
Co. I, Capt. Angus J. Finlayson's
Co.-Wayne County Vols.
Co. K, Capt. Jas. R. Ellis' Co.
-Burke & Catawba Sampsons Bibliography for Research: