The 14th Infantry Regiment, formerly the 4th Volunteers, completed its organization in June, 1861, at Garysburg, North Carolina. With more than 1,000 men, the regiment moved to Virginia where it was placed in the Department of Norfolk. Later it was assign
ed to General Colston's, G. B. Anderson's, Ramseur's, and Cox's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia.
Cox's Brigade under Brig. Gen. William Cox consisted of:
1st NC Infantry Regiment, Col. H. M. Brown
2nd NC Infantry Regiment, Col. J. P. Cobb
3rd NC Infantry Regiment, Col. S. D. Thurston
4th NC Infantry Regiment, Col. J. H. Wood
14th NC Infantry Regiment, Lt. Col. W.A. Johnston
30th NC Infantry Regiment
The 14th participated in the various campaigns of the army from Williamsburg to Cold Harbor, fought with Early in the Shenandoah Valley, and ended the war at Appomattox. It sustained 17 casualties at Williamsburg, 102 during the Seven Days' Battles, 139 i
n the Maryland Campaign, 4 at Fredericksburg, and 142 at Chancellorsville. Of the 306 engaged at Gettysburg, twenty percent were disabled, and there was 1 killed and 4 wounded at Bristoe. It surrendered 7 officers and 107 men [at Appomattox].
Roberts, Philetus W.
Bennett, Risden Tyler
Lovejoy, George S.
Johnston, William A.
Faison, Paul F.
Lambeth, Joseph Harrison
Gales, Seaton E.
Johnston, Robert Bruce
Marshall, James C.
Lockhart, Benjamin Franklin
Brown, William C.
Smith, Benjamin F.
ASSISTANT COMMISSARIES OF SUBSISTENCE:
Daniel, Erasmus A.
Bennett, Risden Tyler
Lilly, Robert J.
Hutchings, John William
Green, Benjamin T.
Tracy, James Wright
Ramseur, David P.
Neilson, Morgan L.
Wingfield, Thurmer H.
Logan, John E.
Goode, Reginald H.
Cobb, Needham Bryan
Power, William Carr
Rogers, Joseph T.
Badger, Richard C.
Turner, Preston H.
Jenkins, Newsom Edward
Fortune, William P.
Skinner, William L.
Dunlap, George B.
Covington, Elijah A.
Hussey, T. C.
Carter, Albert D., Chief Musician, (Co. E)
Freibe, Henry, Musician, (Co. K)
Hahn, Henry, Musician, (Co. K)
Kreiger, Charles, Musician, (Co. K)
Lewis, James J., Musician, (Co. E)
Roberts, Edward M., Musician, (Co. K)
Ruth, Rufus H., Musician, (Co. K)
Spittman, J. W., Musician
Suggs, Peter, Musician, (Co. K)
Vaughn, William H., Chief Musician, (Co. E)
Ziegler, William, Musician, (Co. K) Assignments:
Department of Norfolk
General Colston's, George B. Anderson's, Ramseur's, and Cox's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia.
Early's Corps Rodes' Division, Cox’s Brigade Battles:
Seven Days' Battles
The Maryland Campaign
Monocacy – July 9, 1864
The roster of this unit contains the names of 2208 men.
Co. A, Capt. Wm. A. Johnston's Co. Roanoke Minute Men
Co. B, Capt. Willis L. Miller's Co. Thomasville Rifles
Co. C, Capt. Chas. E. Smith's Co. Anson Guard
Co. D, Capt. Edw. Dixon's Co. Cleveland Blues
Co. E, Capt. Geo. A. Faribault's Co. The Oak City Guards
Co. F, Capt. Z.B. Vance's Co. Rough and Ready Guards
Co. G, Capt. Thos. T. Slade's Co. Reid Guard
Co. I, Capt. Jesse Margrave's Co. Lexington Wild Cats
Co. K, Capt. Wm. H. Harrison's Co. Raleigh Rifles Bibliography for Research: