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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The First North Carolina Volunteers and the battle of Bethel. (search)
hereby be determined upon, viz.: 1. Edgecombe Guards—Captain John L. Bridgers. 2. Enfield Blues—Captain D. A. Bell. 3. Hornet's Nest Rifles—Captain Lewis S. Williams. 4. Burke Rifles—Captain C. M. Avery. 5. Buncombe Rifles—Captain W. W. McDowell. 6. Southern Stars—Captain W. J. Hoke. 7. Randalsburg Rifles—Captain A. A. Erwin. 8. La Fayette Light Infantry—Captain W. G. Matthews. 9. Orange Light Infantry—Captain Richard J. Ashe. The companies will be arranged in the for the Randalsburg Riflemen, so the regiment stands thus: A—Edgecombe Guards—Captain Bridgers. B—Hornets' Nest Rifles—Captain Williams. C—Charlotte Grays—Captain Ross. D—Orange Light Infantry—Captain Ashe. E—Buncombe Riflemen—Captain McDowell. F—La Fayette Light Infantry—Captain Starr. G—Burke Rifles—Captain Avery. H—Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry—Captain Huske. I—Enfield Blues—Captain Bell. K—Southern Stars
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Memorial address (search)
log and covering himself with leaves. When the battle of King's Mountain was fought, Colonel Hill's command had been disbanded, but he went to the field as a volunteer, and was honored by being invited to the council held by Campbell, Sevier, McDowell, and other distinguished regimental commanders, to determine the plan of attack. He made a number of suggestions that were adopted and proved the value of his opinion as a soldier. For twenty years after the war Colonel Hill was the trusted re splendid body of volunteers, that ultimately placed them at the head of companies, regiments, brigades and divisions. Among its originial officers were Major-General Hoke, Brigadier-Generals Lane and Lewis, Colonels Avery, Bridgers, Hardy, W. W. McDowell, J. C. S. McDowell, Starr, Pemberton, Fuller, and a score of others, while a number from the rank and file fell at the head of both companies and regiments at later stages of the struggle. In the outset of this discussion of the career of
-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.
patch.]the First Regiment North Carolina Volunteers. At a meeting of the officers of the First Regiment North Carolina Volunteers, now stationed at Camp Fayetteville, near Yorktown, Va., on motion Capt. C. M. Avery was called to the Chair, and Lieut. R. Mallett was appointed Secretary. The Chairman explained the object of the meeting to be, to take the sense of the officers of this regiment relative to the change of our title. On motion of Lieut. Phippen, Capts. R. J. Ashe, W. W. McDowell, and Lieut. B. R. Huske were appointed a committee to draft resolutions for the action of the meeting. The committee withdrew, and in a short time returned and reported the following preamble and resolutions, which were unanimously adopted, and ordered to be forwarded to the Richmond Dispatch. and Examiner, the North Carolina State papers, and the Charleston Mercury, for publication: Whereas, on the 28th September, A. D. 1861. to our surprise and mortification, an order from C