CONFEDERATE NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS
67th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
The 67th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in January, 1864, near Kinston, North Carolina. The unit contained one cavalry and nine infantry companies, and totalled about 625 officers and men. Its members were from Craven, Wilson, Jones, Duplin, Pitt, and Wayne counties. Attached to the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, it skirmished around New Bern and Kinston, then disbanded near Stantonsburg on April 28, 1865. Colonel John N. Whitford, Lieutenant Colonel Rufus W. Wharton, and Major Edward Whitford were in command.
11TH BATTALION NC HOME GUARDS
Whitford's Infantry Battalion [also called 11th Battalion, Whitford's Rangers, or Whitford's Partisans] was organized during the spring of 1862 with four companies, later increased to six. This unit did efficient service scouting and driving back expeditions in North Carolina. In May, 1863, it contained 400 effectives and in December, there were 627 present.During January, 1864, it merged into the 67th North Carolina Regiment.
Lieutenant Colonel John N. Whitford was in command.
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