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The Civil War in North Carolina



North Carolina 5th Infantry Regiment

  • HISTORICAL SKETCH:

      The North Carolina 5th Infantry Regiment State Troops was organized at Halifax, North Carolina, in June and July 1861 with 12 companies A to M. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Cumberland, Gates, Johnston, Graven, Rowan, Betie, Wilson and Caswell. Companies L and M were transferred to the 32nd Regt. N. C. Infantry (S.T.) by S.O. 154, A&IGO, dated July 4, 1862, becoming (2nd) Co. K and (2nd) Co. I, respectively of that Regt.

  • OFFICERS:

      Colonels:
      Thomas M. Garrett
      Duncan K. McRae
      John W. Lea
      Lieutenant Colonels:
      John C. Badham
      William J. Hill
      Joseph P. Jones
      John W. Lea
      Peter J. Sinclair

  • ASSIGNMENTS:

      Brigaded under Generals Early, Garland, Iverson and R. D. Johnston

  • BATTLES:

      1861
      First Manassas {July 21, 1861}
      1862
      Yorktown Siege {April-May 1862}
      Williamsburg {May 5, 1862}
      Brig. Gen. Garland wounded in this battle.
      Seven Pines {May 31-June 1, 1862}
      Seven Days Battles {June 25-July 1, 1862}
      Beaver Dam Creek {June 26, 1862}
      Gaines' Mill {June 27, 1862}
      Malvern Hill {July 1, 1862}
      South Mountain { September 14, 1862}
      Sharpsburg {September 17, 1862}
      Fredericksburg {December 13, 1862}
      1863
      Chancellorsville {May 1-4, 1863}
      Gettysburg {July 1-3, 1863}
      Bristoe Campaign {October - November 1863}
      Raccoon Ford and Stevensburg {October 11, 1863}
      Kelly's Ford {November 7, 1863}
      Mine Run Campaign {Nov-Dec 1863}
      1864
      Wilderness {May 5-6, 1864}
      Spotsylvania Court House {May 8-21, 1864}
      North Anna {May 22-26, 1864}
      Cold Harbor {June 1-3, 1864}
      Lynchburg Campaign {June 1864}
      Monocacy {July 9, 1864}
      3rd Winchester {September 19, 1864}
      Fisher's Hill {September 22, 1864}
      Cedar Creek {October 19, 1864}
      Petersburg Siege {From December 1864}
      {June 1864 - April 1865}
      1865
      Fort Stedman {March 25, 1865}
      Sayler's Creek {April 6, 1865}
      Farmville {April 7, 1865}
      Appomattox Court House {April 9, 1865}

  • ROSTERS:

      Company A
      Company B
      Company C - Ellis Guards
      Company D
      Company E
      Company F
      Company G
      Company H Gates County
      Company I
      Company K

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  • REFERENCES:

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    Hill, Daniel H.
    - Confederate Military History - North Carolina Volume
    2 vols. Hardback
    863 pgs.
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    CD-ROM
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    Rigdon, John C.
    Historical Sketch and Roster of the 5th Regiment North Carolina Infantry
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    Rigdon, John C.
    The Civil War in North Carolina
     
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    Rigdon, John C.
    North Carolina Civil War Soldiers Index
     
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    $15.00
    The Southern Historical Society Papers
     
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    $69.95


    The Civil War in North Carolina - 2001 Eastern Digital Resources

     

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