Commanding Officer on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
The Battalion [also sometimed called the 9th NC Battalion] was made up of Companies B and E of the 21st North Carolina Regiment, and was organized at Gordonsville (Va) in April 1862.
On the Sharpsburg Campaign
Attached to the 21st North Carolina Infantry at Sharpsburg, it is not clear if Major Wharton was present and in command.
Battlefield Tablets for this Unit
After the Sharpsburg Campaign
It served in North Carolina during the winter of 1863-1864, returned to Virginia and fought at Drewry's Bluff and Cold Harbor, was with Early in the Shenandoah Valley, then on the Appomattox Campaign.
References & Notes
Unit history data from Crute.1
We have 2 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:
|A||Sgt||Royal, John C.||WIA 09/17|
|F&S||Maj||Wharton, Rufus Watson|
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