Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
Col. H. M. Rutledge
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.
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After the Sharpsburg Campaign
After Fredericksburg, the Regiment served in the Carolinas 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.
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