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The 11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (Bethel Regiment) was organized at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina, in March, 1862. It lost over half of the 617 at Gettysburg, reported 15 casualties at Bristoe. It surrendered Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Viginia, on 9 April 1862, 8 officers and 74 men.
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Company A - primarily from Mecklenburg County and Gaston County
Company B - primarily from Burke County, Wilkes County and Caldwell County
Company C - primarily from Bertie County
Company D - primarily from Burke County
Company E - primarily from MecklenburgCounty and Iredell County
Company F - primarily from Chowan County, Perquimans County and Hertford County
Company G - primarily from Orange County and Chatham County
Company H - primarily from Mecklenburg County
Company I - primarily from Lincoln County and Gaston County
Company K - primarily from Buncombe County
The information about the companies comes from A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865
Information about the companies and their rosters are in Manarin and Jordan, North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster.
National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
John Wheeler Moore. Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War between the States. (Raleigh: Ash & Gatling, State printers, 1882). Internet Archive
- ↑ National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
- ↑ A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865, (accessed 24 March 2011)
- ↑ Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. Vol 5. Raleigh, N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966. FHL book975.6 M2nc Vol. 5
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