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14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

14th Infantry Regiment, formerly the 4th Volunteers, completed its organization in June, 1861, at Garysburg, North Carolina. Its companies were raised in the counties of Halifax, Onslow, Anson, Cleveland, Wake, Cumberland, Northampton, Stanly, and Davidson. With more than 1,000 men, the regiment moved to Virginia where it was placed in the Department of the Norfolk. Later it was assigned to General Colston's, G.B. Anderson's, Ramseur's, and Cox's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. The 14th participated in the various campaigns of the army from Williamsburg to Cold Harbor, fought with Early in the Shenandoah Valley, and ended the war at Appomattox. It sustained 17 casualties at Williamsburg, 102 during the Seven Days' Battles, 139 Maryland Campaign, 4 at Fredericksburg, and 142 at Chancellorsville. Of the 306 engaged at Gettysburg, twenty percent were disabled, and there was 1 killed and 4 wounded at Bristoe. It surrendered 7 officers and 107 men. The field officers were Colonels R. Tyler Bennett, Junius Daniel, and George S. Lovejoy, and Majors Edward Dixon, Paul F. Faison, and Joseph H. Lambeth.
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