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Confederate Regiment

49th North Carolina Infantry

Organized: Garysburg, NC; mustered in 3/1862
Disbanded/Mustered out: Appomattox Courthouse, VA 4/9/1865

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  LCol. L. M. McAfee

 

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

The regiment was recruited from the North Carolina counties of McDowell, Cleveland, Iredell, Moore, Mecklenburg, Gaston, Catawba, and Lincoln in the Spring of 1862. They served in the Army of Northern Virginia, fighting on the Peninsula, 2nd Manassas, and Maryland Campaigns.

Statistics

Initial Strength: not known; Killed in Action (KIA): 16; Wounded (WIA): 61;

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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

They were at Fredericksburg in December, then in North Carolina around New Bern. They were at Drewery's Bluff and Cold Harbor (May and June 1864) , in the trenches at Petersburg (1864-5), and at Appomattox.

References & Notes

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

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