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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.16 (search)
beyond those they first bore. The re-arrangement, therefore, changed the old 13th into the 23rd. Under the ordinance referred to, ten companies from the following counties, viz: one from each, Richmond, Anson, Montgomery, Mecklenburg, Lincoln, Gaston, Catawba and three from Granville, were entered in the official records of the adjutant-general at Raleigh, as the 13th Regiment Volunteers. The several companies were ordered to rendezvous at Garysburg, Northampton county, and the line officersran, Montgomery. Company D—Captain Louis H. Webb, Richmond. Company E—Captain James H. Horner, Granville. Company F—Captain M. F. McCorkle, Catawba. Company G—Captain Charles C. Blacknall, Granville. Company H—Captain E. M. Fairis, Gaston. Company I—Captain Rufus Amis, Granville. Company K—Captain Robert D. Johnston, Lincoln. On Wednesday, July 17, 1861, Colonel Hoke, with seven companies of the regiment, left the Camp of Instruction at Garysburg, N. C., for Virgin