44th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Historical Notes:
The North Carolina 44th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in March, 1862, at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Granville, Edgecombe, Pitt, Chatham, Montgomery, Beaufort, and Franklin. It served in the Department of North Carolina, then was assigned to General Pettigrrew's, Kirkland's, and MacRae's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. En route to Gettysburg the 44th stayed at Hanover Junction to guard the railroads. Later it fought at Bristoe, The Wilderness , Spotsylvania , and Cold Harbor . It was then involved in the Petersburg siege south of the James River and the Appomattox Campaign. The regiment reported 23 killed and 63 wounded at Bristoe, sustained heavy losses at The Wilderness and in front of Petersburg, and surrendered 8 officers and 74 men on April 9, 1865. Officers:
Colonels:
Singletary, George Badger
Singletary, Thomas C.
Lieutenant Colonels:
Cotton, Richard Clifford
Cromwell, Elisha C.
Hargrove, Tazewell L.
Major:
Stedman, Charles Manly
Adjutants:
Sutton, Stark Armistead
Jackson, John A.
Manly, Matthias E.
Webb, Alexander S.
Assistant Quartermasters:
Beasley, William R.
Cherry, William L.
Assistant Commissary of Subsistence:
Cox, Abraham
Surgeons:
Sutton, William T.
McGuire, J. M. G.
Bynum, Joseph Nicholas
Assistant Surgeons:
Halsey, B. F.
Green, William J.
Chaplains:
Tillinghast, John H.
Webb, Richard S.
Ensign:
Long, William S.
Sergeants Major:
Johnston, John H.
Sterns, Max
Webb, Alexander S.
Covington, Edmund D.
Quartermaster Sergeants:
Joyner, Robert W.
Cheatham, Isham Johnson
Commissary Sergeant:
Whichard, David F.
Ordnance Sergeant:
Powell, Robert J.
Hospital Steward
Rogers, Thomas C.
Band
Barnhill, James S., Musician
Carter, Emsley, Musician
Cates, Henry McN., Musician
Clifton, Wiley V., Musician
Cushing, Issac L., Musician
Ferrell, A. Franklin., Musician
Galloway, Edward S., Musician
Haddock, Joseph J., Musician
Hester, William S., Musician
Jones, Thomas B., Musician
Lee, William R., Musician
Moore, John T., Musician
Moore, John Thomas, Musician
Phillips, Burnice Brinkley, Musician
Roach, Charles M., Musician
Tyson, Charles, Musician
Assignments:
General Pettigrew's, Kirkland's, and MacRae's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. Battles:
En route to Gettysburg the 44th stayed at Hanover Junction to guard the railroads. Later it fought at Bristoe, The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor. It was then involved in the Petersburg siege south of the James River and the Appomattox Campaign.
Rosters:
The roster of this unit contains the names of 2090 men.

Company A - Granville Regulators - Granville County
Company B - Edgecombe County
Company C - Pitt County
Company D - "Pitt Regulators" - Pitt County
Company E - "The Turtle Paws" - Chatham County
Company F - "Trojan Regulators" - Montgomery County
Company G - Orange County and Alamance County
Company H - "Montgomery Guards" - Montgomery County
Company I - "Eastern Tigers" - Pitt County and Craven County
Company K - "Franklin Guides to Freedom" - Franklin County
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