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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.39 (search)
Regiment North Carolina Troops, could not have been written except for the assistance of Captains W. P. Oldham, Robert Bingham, Abram Cox and Lieutenants Thomas B. Long and Richard G. Sneed, officers A. Jackson, J. M. Lancaster. Enlisted men, 120. Company K.—Captains-Rhett R. L. Lawrence, W. P. Oldham. First Lieutenants-Joseph W. Howard, W. P. Oldham. Second Lieutenants-David Yarborough, BeW. P. Oldham. Second Lieutenants-David Yarborough, Bedford Brown, J. H. Johnson, A. S. Webb, Joseph J. Leonard, Rufus Starke. Enlisted men, 144. On May 19, 1862, the regiment was ordered to Tarboro, North Carolina, thence it proceeded to Greenvily. It was manned by sharpshooters of the 44th, who had been trained in artillery practice. Captain Oldham, of Company K, sighted one of the guns repeatedly, and when he saw the effect of his accurated masses in front, was so jubilant, that General MacRae, with his usual quiet humor, remarked: Oldham thinks he is at a ball in Petersburg. The Federal loss in this battle was between six and sev