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=== Brief History ===
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=== Brief History ===
  
Organized in May, 1863, with three companies. In July 11, 1864, Companies A and B merged into the 59th North Carolina Regiment-4th Cavalry. Company C transferred to the 16th North Carolina Cavalry Battalion.<ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
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Organized in May, 1863, with three companies. In July 11, 1864, Companies A and B merged into the 59th North Carolina Regiment-4th Cavalry. Company C transferred to the 16th North Carolina Cavalry Battalion. <ref> National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin ===
  
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 400 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CNC0012BC Roster].
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 400 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CNC0012BC Roster].
  
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Company B - enlisted in [[Bertie County, North Carolina|Bertie County]]  
 
Company B - enlisted in [[Bertie County, North Carolina|Bertie County]]  
  
Company C - enlisted in [[Northampton County, North Carolina|Northampton County]]<br>Information about the companies and their rosters are in Manarin and Jordan, ''North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster''.<ref>Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. ''North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster.'' Vol 1. Raleigh, N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966. {{FHL|147534|item|disp=FHL book975.6 M2nc Vol. 2}}</ref> <br>
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Company C - enlisted in [[Northampton County, North Carolina|Northampton County]]<br>Information about the companies and their rosters are in Manarin and Jordan, ''North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster''.<ref>Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. ''North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster.'' Vol 1. Raleigh, N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966. {{FHL|147534|item|disp=FHL book975.6 M2nc Vol. 2}} </ref>
 
 
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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*[[North Carolina in the Civil War|North Carolina in the Civil War]] describes many sources, specifically for North Carolina, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
 
*[[North Carolina in the Civil War|North Carolina in the Civil War]] describes many sources, specifically for North Carolina, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
  
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
 
 
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12th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry

Brief History

Organized in May, 1863, with three companies. In July 11, 1864, Companies A and B merged into the 59th North Carolina Regiment-4th Cavalry. Company C transferred to the 16th North Carolina Cavalry Battalion. [1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 400 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

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 - enlisted in Northampton County

Company B - enlisted in Bertie County

Company C - enlisted in Northampton County
Information about the companies and their rosters are in Manarin and Jordan, North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster.[2]

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘North Carolina in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • 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.
  • North Carolina in the Civil War describes many sources, specifically for North Carolina, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T. Jordan. North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. Vol 1. Raleigh, N.C.: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1966. FHL book975.6 M2nc Vol. 2