te health, he died 16th of March, 1863. Major C. C. Cole was promoted to lieutenant-colonel and Captain O'dell became major, their commissions dating March 16, 1862—positions that these excellent officers were to hold but a short time.
At Chancellorsville in May, 1863, the regiment was in Jackson's flank attack on Hooker, and throughout the whole of the action was heavily engaged.
Its losses were very severe.
Colonel Cole and Major Odell were both killed, 219 men and twenty-six out of thirty-three officers were killed or wounded, and though the regiment was distinguished by its accustomed efficiency and gallantry, nothing could compensate for the terrible destruction.
Chancellorsville was the eighteenth battle of the 22d Regiment, and the most fatal.
It went through the Maryland campaign of 1863 and Gettysburg with credit.
General Wm. D. Pender had been made a major-general and was now in command of the division, and Colonel Alfred M. Scales, of the 13th Regiment, was promoted
ure of Fort Sumter by the Confederates in April, 1861. Lieutenant-Colonel, John O. Long, of Randolph county, a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point; Major, Thomas S. Gallaway,hany county; Company G, from Caswell county; Company H, from Stokes county; Company I, from Randolph county; Company K, from McDowell county; Company L, from Randolph county, and Company M, from RandRandolph county, and Company M, from Randolph county.
The organization of the regiment was completed by the appointment of Lieutenant Graham Daves, of Craven county, as adjutant, July 24, 1861; Dr. James K. Hall, of Guilford county, surgRandolph county.
The organization of the regiment was completed by the appointment of Lieutenant Graham Daves, of Craven county, as adjutant, July 24, 1861; Dr. James K. Hall, of Guilford county, surgeon, July 24, 1861; Dr. Benjamin A. Cheek, of Warren county, assistantsur-geon, July 24, 1861; James J. Litchford, of Wake county, assistantquartermaster, July 19, 1861; Rev. A. B. Cox, of AlleghanyH Company, which numbered in all 200 men. I Company's first captain was Shubal G. Worth, of Randolph county.
The company numbered 188 men. Alney Burgin, of McDowell county, was first captain of K Co