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The Daily Dispatch: may 23, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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orks. The companies composing the North Carolina regiment, which had the envied distinction of being the initial troops to enter organized battle, were: Edgecombe Guards, Capt. J. L. Bridgers; Hornet's Nest Riflemen (Mecklenburg), Capt. L. S. Williams; Charlotte Grays, Capt. E. A. Ross; Orange light infantry, Capt. R. J. Ashe; Buncombe Rifles, Capt. William McDowell; Lafayette light infantry (Cumberland), Capt. J. B. Starr; Burke Rifles, Capt. C. M. Avery; Fayetteville light infantry, Capt. Wright Huske; Enfield Blues, Capt. D. B. Bell; Southern Stars (Lincoln), Capt. W. J. Hoke. The whole force was nominally under the command of Col. J. B. Magruder, and numbered between 1,200 and 1,400 men. To surprise and capture this force, Gen. B. F. Butler, commanding on the Virginia coast, sent Gen. E. W. Pierce with five New York regiments, five companies of the First Vermont, five companies of the Fourth Massachusetts, two of Carr's mountain howitzers, and two pieces of regular artillery u
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Southern Historical Society Papers. (search)
ieutenant, James Alfred Patton. April 27, 1861. Co. F—Captain, Joseph B. Starr. April 29, 1861. First Lieutenant, Frank N. Roberts. April 29, 1861. Second Lieutenant, John A. Pemberton. April 29, 1861. Junior Second Lieutenant, George Sloan. April 29, 1861. Co. G—Captain, Clark M. Avery. April 25, 1861. First Lieutenant, Calvin S. Brown. April 25, 1861. Second Lieutenant, John A. Dickson. April 25, 1861. Junior Second Lieutenant, James C. S. McDowell. April 25, 1861. Co. H—Captain, Wright Huske. May 21, 1861. First Lieutenant, Benjamin Robinson Huske. May 21, 1861. Second Lieutenant, Charles Betts Cook. May 21, 1861. Junior Second Lieutenant, Hector McKethan. May 21, 1861. Co. I—Captain, Francis M. Parker. August 31, 1861. First Lieutenant, Montgomery T. Whitaker. January, 1860. Second Lieutenant, Carr B. Corbett. August 31, 1861. Junior Second Lieutenant, Cary Whitaker. January, 1860. Co. K—Captain, William James Hoke. April, 25, 1861. First Lieutenant, Walla
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.42 (search)
, at his particular request. I had the honor of commanding the escort. There was stationed at the post, under command of Lieutenant J. A. DeLagnel, a company of United States Artillery, who held the post up to the day, when, by order of Governor John W. Ellis, General Walter Draughon, in command of the State militia, was ordered to take possession of the arsenal. General Draughon gathered his forces, consisting of the Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry Company, under command of Major Wright Huske; the Lafayette Light Infantry, under command of Captain Joseph B. Starr, and organized other companies from Cross Creek, Flea Hill, Rock Fish, and .Que Whiffle districts, representing branches of the artillery, cavalry and infantry service, numbering in all about 500 men. General Draughon ascended the hill and halted his command just outside of the arsenal enclosure, and made a formal demand of the surrender of this property in the name of his Excellency, John W. Ellis, Governor of the
-Seven hundred men, the balance of the First Regiment North Carolina Volunteers, part of which has been encamped for several days at Howard's Grove, arrived in Richmond via Petersburg Railroad, at 11 o'clock Tuesday night, and proceeded immediately to camp. The South need not wish to have a better armed or more determined set of men than these from the Old North State. The following is a list of the regimental and company officers;--D. H. Hill, Colonel Commanding; C. C. Lee, Lieut. Colonel;--Lane, Major. J. L. Bridges, Edgecomb, Captain Edgecomb Guards; W. I. Hoke, Southern Star, Lincoln county; L. S. Williams, Captain Hornet's Nest Rifles;--Bell, Captain Enfield Blues; W. W. McDowell, Captain Buncombe Rifles; C. M. Avery, Captain Burke Rifles;--Ross, Captain Charlotte Greys; Richard Ashe, Captain Craig Light Infantry; Wright Huske, Captain L. F. Light Infantry, Fayetteville; J. B. Starr, Captain L. F. Light Infantry, Fayetteville. The Regiment, all told, numbers about 1,100 men.