47th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 47th Infantry Regiment was organized in March, 1862, at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina. Its companies were composed of men from Nash, Wake, Franklin, Granville, and Alamance counties. The regiment served in the Department of North Carolina until May, 1863, when it moved to Virginia. During the conflict it was brigaded under Generals Pettigrew, Kirkland, and MacRae. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from Gettysburg to Cold Harbor, then was involved in the long Petersburg siege south of the James River and the Appomattox Campaign. The unit lost over thirty-five percent of the 567 engaged at Gettysburg and reported 42 casualties at Bristoe and 20 at The Wilderness. It surrendered 5 officers and 72 men. The field officers were Colonels George H. Faribault and Sion H. Rogers, Lieutenant Colonels Archibald d. Crudup and John A. Graves, and Major William C. Lankford. Officers(Captains & Lieutenants) Bailey, Wilson (3rd Lt.) Bridgers, Sidney H. (2nd Lt.) Bryant, Evan N. (2nd Lt.) Bryant, John W. (Capt.) Bunn, Benjamin Hickman (1st Lt.) Thorpe, John Houston (Capt.) Westray, George W. (1st Lt.) Westray, Thomas (3rd Lt.) Non Commissioned Officers(Sergeants & Corporals) Barnhill, John Jeston (Sgt.) Brasswell, Charles J. (Sgt.) Chamblee, Augustus John (Corp.) Chamblee, William Melville (Color Corp.) Cone, William D. (Sgt.) Deans, James J. E. (Sgt.) Dodd, Ransom T. (Corp.) Mitchell, Hilliard (Corp.) Partin, Joseph J. (1st Sgt.) Perry, Western H. (Corp.) Stott, William E. (Sgt.) Warren, Seymour (Corp.) Warren, Willis M. (Sgt.) Privates Abernathy, Edmond J. Abernathy, Robert T. Abernathy, Williamson Aycock, James O. Bailey, Thomas C. Baines, Abijah Baines, Jordan D. Baines, Redmond Baines, William Bass, Edmond F. Bass, Jesse F. Bass, William T. Batchelor, Jordan W.E. Batchelor, Richard B. Batchelor, Ruffin L. Batchelor, Wright S. Bissett, Jackson J. Bissett, Joseph J. Bissett, Josiah Bissett, Manoah Bissett, Payton Bissett, William D. Boon, William Boykin, Lovett Brantley, Jackson M. Brantley, Mack Braswell, Lemual T. Braswell, Patric Henry Bryant, Augustus M. Bryant, Evan Bryant, Samual R. Bryant, Watson Bryant, William Bunn, Bennett B. Bunn, James M. Burnett, Calvin Carpenter, Andrew M. Cockrell, Isaac V. Cockrell, Jonathan Collins, Edward R. Collins, Nicholas Collins, Thomas J. Cone, Neverson Daly, John T. Davis, Jesse Denton, Kelly Denton, Moses Dodd, Ruffin Dozier, Richard H. Dozier, William L. Dunn, William A. Eatman, Irvin C. Edwards, Lewis Edwards, William F. Ellen, William Eure, Alfred L. Finch, Barzilia B. Finch, Edward B. Finch, John Finch, John R.J. Finch, Rufus B. Finch, William R. Gardner, William S. Glover, Vine A.J. Glover, William A. Glover, William G. Glover, Yancey C. Green, Martin V. Griffin, Abijah Griffin, Benjamin T. Hagwood, Isham Hall, Alvin Hall, Joseph T. Henderson, Andrew J. Hogwood, Ruffin J. Hopkins, Whitmell Jones, Bartley Jones, Simon Joyner, Caswell A. Joyner, Caswell H. Joyner, Eli Joyner, John H. Joyner, Jordan Joyner, Kinchen E. Joyner, W.W. Joyner, William R. Lamm, Huell Lamm, Jacob Lamm, Joshua Lamm, Stephen L. Lamm, Thomas Lamm, William M. Lewis, Dula Lewis, Gilbert Lewis, Gilliam Lewis, Henderson Liles, William Lindsey, William A. Manning, Joseph Mathews, Caswell David Mitchell, Jesse Morgan, James Morgan, John H. Morgan, Kerney Morgan, Wiley Morgan, William R. Morris, John R. Moye, Thomas H. Murray, John W. Murray, William D. Murray, William G. O'Neal, James B. Page, Thomas E. Patterson, Elijah William Patterson, Sidney S. Perry, James A. Perry, John F. Perry, Jonas Powell, Newson Puckett, Emerson Puckett, James A. Pullan, William C. Rackley, Frederick Rice, Berry Rice, Geraldus Rice, Thomas B. Riley, William Sellars, Samual H. Stott, John Strickland, Bryant Strickland, Bryant P. Strickland, Francis K.W. Strickland, James L. Strickland, James M. Strickland, John R. Strickland, John W. Strickland, Josiah Haywood Strickland, Lemon Strickland, Marcus T.S. Strickland, Mordecai Strickland, William B. Taylor, Archibald Taylor, William Tisdale, Wren Q. Tolbert, William Turner, John Turner, William M. Upchurch, Oliver P. Vaughn, John W. Vick, Abel J. Vick, Hudson Vick, John Ward, John Q. Wells, Joel Westray, Jerimiah P. Westray, Zachariah T. Whitley, Benjamin R.M. Whitley, Haywood S. Whitley, John Whitley, Perry Whitley, William J.D. Williams, Wesley Winborne, William H.
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