Fifth Regiment N. C. State troops.
--The portion of Col. Duncan K. McRae
's Fifth Regiment North Carolina Volunteers, which arrived here on Monday, consisted of eight companies, under the command of Lieut. Col. J. P. Jones
, the commanding officer
being detained at home by sickness.
The officers of the Regiment are:
, D. K. McRae
; Lieut. Colonel, J. F. Jones
, J. C. Barham
; Staff Surgeon
, Jas. A. McRae
; Assistant Surgeons, J. K. Ruffin
; Commissary, Lt. G. W. Wightman
; Quartermaster, J. Kirkland, Jr.
The companies are officered as follows:
Company A, Ellis Guards, Capt. Sinclair
; Company B, Gates Guards, Capt. Hill
; Company C.
Light Infantry, Capt. Shead
; Company D, Newbern
Light Infantry, Capt. Brookfield
; Company E, Rowan Boys, Capt. Reves
; Company F, Bertie Boys, Capt. Garnett
; Company G, Dixie Defenders, Capt. Goddin
; Company H, Gates Minute Men, Capt. Doudge