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Twenty-Second North Carolina Infantry. [from the Charlotte, N. C , observer. April 21, 1895.] its history by Major Graham Daves. Its organization, with accurate Rosters. Field and line Officers—J. Johnston Pettigrew its first Colonel—The Regiment rendered splendid service to the State from the beginning to the bitter end.

The 22d Regiment of North Carolina Troops was organized in camp near Raleigh in July, 1861, by the election of the following field officers: Colonel, J. Johnston Pettigrew, of Tyrrell county, then a resident of Charleston, S. C. Colonel Pettigrew had seen service with the forces in South Carolina, and commanded a regiment at the siege and capture 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, Jr., of Rockingham county, a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute at Lexington, Va. The commissions of the field officers all bore date of July 11th, 1861.

The regiment was composed originally of twelve companies, but two of them, ‘C’ and ‘D,’ were very soon transferred to other commands, and the lettering, A, B, E, F, G, H, I, K, L, and M, for the ten companies was retained. This fact is mentioned because the lettering of the companies of this regiment, as reported in the register published by the Adjutant-General of the State in November, 1861, and in the roster of the troops published by the State in 1882, is incorrectly given. Company A was from Caldwell county; Company B, from McDowell county; Company E, from Guilford county; Company F, from Alleghany 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 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, surgeon, July 24, 1861; Dr. Benjamin A. Cheek, of Warren county, assistantsur-geon, July 24, 1861; James J. Litchford, of Wake county, assistantquartermaster,


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