25th North Carolina InfantryOrganized: Asheville, NC; mustered in 8/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Appomattox Courthouse, VA 4/9/1865
|Commanding Officer: |
Col. H. M. Rutledge
|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:
The unit was recruited from Henderson, Jackson, Haywood, Cherokee, Transylvania, Clay, Macon, and Buncombe Counties, NC. It served in the Carolinas until June 1862, when it began service in Virginia with the ANV, Ransom's Brigade. It fought at the Seven Days battles and at 2nd Manassas.
The remainder of the War:
After Fredericksburg, the Regiment served in the Carolinas 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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