24th North Carolina InfantryOrganized: Weldon, NC; mustered in 7/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Appomattox Courthouse, VA 4/9/1865
|Commanding Officer: |
LCol. John L. Harris
|Statistics for Maryland Campaign|
Initial Strength: not known
Killed in Action (KIA): 20
Wounded (WIA): 44
Maps Showing this Unit:
Detail Map #4: Greene's High-Water Mark in the West Woods
Detail Map #5: Sedgwick is Flanked in the West Woods
Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
Tablet #360: Walker's Division, Longstreet's Command - 15 Sep, 6 PM to 18 Sep, 9 PM
Tablet #362: Ransom's Brigade, Walker's Division - 16 Sep, 3 PM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #374: Walker's Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM
This Regiment's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of Northern Virginia
Corps - Longstreet's Command
Division - Walker's Division
Brigade - Ransom's Brigade
History of the Unit:
Originally the 14th Volunteers (to 14 November 1861), the Regiment was recruited in Cumberland, Franklin, Halifax, Johnston, Onslow, Person, and Robeson counties. They were in the Army of the Kanawha, then removed to Murfreesboro, North Carolina. They then joined the Army of Northern Virginia, fighting in the Seven Days and at 2nd Manassas.
The remainder of the War:
The Regiment was at Fredericksburg , fought at Plymouth and Drewry's Bluff in North Carolina , then on the Petersburg and Appomattox Campaigns.
References, Sources, and other Notes:
Source: Crute, Joseph H. Jr., Units of the Confederate States Army, Midlothian, Virginia: Derwent Books, 1987.
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