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Confederate Regiment

25th North Carolina Infantry

Organized: 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.

We have one individual in the AotW database for this unit:

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F&SColRutledge, Henry Middleton        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

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