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Confederate Regiment

24th North Carolina Infantry

Organized: Weldon, NC; mustered in 7/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Appomattox Courthouse, VA 4/9/1865

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  LCol. John L. Harris

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Longstreet's Command
  Division - Walker's Division
  Brigade - Ransom's Brigade


Unit history

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.

Statistics

Initial Strength: not known; Killed in Action (KIA): 20; Wounded (WIA): 44;

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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

After the Sharpsburg Campaign

The Regiment was at Fredericksburg , fought at Plymouth and Drewry's Bluff in North Carolina , then on the Petersburg and Appomattox Campaigns.

References & Notes

Source: Crute, Joseph H. Jr., Units of the Confederate States Army, Midlothian, Virginia: Derwent Books, 1987.

We have 7 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtMonk, Hints Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
FLtDowning, Daniel J.Died   00/00
GCorpMcAlister, Jr., James D.        We have some details for this person
GPvtMcLean, Albert AllenWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GLtMcLean, John H.        We have some details for this person
GPvtMcLean, John NormanWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F&SLColHarris, John L        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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