The North Carolina 10th Artillery Battalion [also called 2nd Battalion Heavy Artillery] was organized during the spring of 1862 at Wilmington, North Carolina, with three companies, later increased to four. The unit served at Fort Caswell and Wilmington, then in December, 1
864, was active in the defense of Savannah. Later it saw action in the North Carolina Campaign as infantry and surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.
Major Wilton L. Young
Defense of Savannah
North Carolina Campaign
Defense of Wilmington Harbor, N.C.
New Brunswick, N.C.
Charleston and James Islands Battery No. 2
Battle of Bentonville, N.C. - March 19, 1865
The roster of this unit contains the names of 988 men.
Company A - "Lewis' Battery" - from Davidson County
Company B - "Black River Tigers" - from Harnett County
Company C - "Monroe Heavy Artillery" - organized and mustered in at Salisbury, Rowan County
Company D - "Wheeler Battery" - mustered in at Wilmington, New Hanover County