29th North Carolina Infantry

Tablet on the North Carolina State Memorial
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Listed on the North Carolina State Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Evander McNair's Brigade of Maj. Gen. Samuel G. French's Division (organized 21 June 1863), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West and was commanded by Lt. Col. William B. Creasman. Lt. Col. Creasman was placed in charge of the defenses of Yazoo City, MS. These troops evacuated the city on 13 July 1863. [Refer to page 122, Volume 1 of the WPA Monumentation Books and Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1083.]

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