This unit was also known as the 10th Regiment Volunteers. It was organized at Raleigh, North Carolina, in June, 1861, and was composed of five light companies (A,C,D,E, and I) and five heavy companies (B,F,G,H, and K).
Bradford, James A. J. - Colonel
Pool, Stephen D. - Colonel
Bridgers, John L. - Lieutenant Colonel
Guion, Henry T. - Lieutenant Colonel
Ramseur, Stephen D. - Major
Reilly, James - Major
Sparrow, Thomas - Major
Thompson, William B. - Major Assignments:
Companes A, C, D, and E served in the Army of Northern Virginia and took part in the campaigns of that army. Only 1 man was present at Appomattox. Companies B,G,H, and I served in North Carolina. Company H disbanded sometime after the fight at Plymouth, and Companies B,G, and I surrendered with the Army of Tennessee as infantry. Company F was captured at Fort Fisher and Company K was stationed at Weldon, North Carolina and disbanded during the winter of 1864-1865.
The roster of this unit contains the names of 3274 men.
Company A Ellis Light Artillery
Company C - Charlotte Artillery
Company D - Reilly's Battery
Company E - Wilmington Light Artillery
Company I - Wilmington Horse Artillery Bibliography for Research: