49th North Carolina InfantryOrganized: Garysburg, NC; mustered in 3/1862
Disbanded/Mustered out: Appomattox Courthouse, VA 4/9/1865
|Commanding Officer: |
LCol. L. M. McAfee
|Statistics for Maryland Campaign|
Initial Strength: not known
Killed in Action (KIA): 16
Wounded (WIA): 61
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 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.
The remainder of the War:
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, Sources, and other Notes:
Source: Crute, Joseph H. Jr., Units of the Confederate States Army, Midlothian, Virginia: Derwent Books, 1987.
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