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). Chamblee, William Bryant (2nd Lt.) Crudup, Archibald D. (Capt.) Evans, Sherwood J. (1st Lt.) Griffin, Harvey D. (1st Lt.) Harris, Joseph J. (Capt.) Perry, Hugh Hayes (2nd Lt.) Non Commissioned Officers(Sergeants & Corporals). Allen, Grandberry Thomas (Sgt.) Bryant, Augustus (Sgt.) Cheves, John H. (Sgt.) Clifton, Wiley V. (Sgt.) Harris, Marcilers (Sgt.) Jeffrey, John R. (Corp.) Massey, Peyton H. (Corp.) Pearce, John C. (Sgt.) Perry, Barham (Corp.) Perry, Calvin (Corp.) Perry, Kerney (Corp.) Phillips, William K. (1st Sgt.) Wiggs, William H. (Sgt.) Wright, Thomas L. (Corp.) Privates. Alford, Little Berry Allen, Calvin Allen, Jackson Allen, Leven G. Arnold, Mathew T. Baker, James G. Barnes, A. Bolton, James Bolton, Willis Brantley, Allen Braswell, Samual R. Bryant, Berry Bunn, Archibald Troy Bunn, D.J Bunn, Elias H. Bunn, George W. Bunn, J.H. Bunn, James W. Bunn, Josiah Bunn, Josiah H. Bunn, Malachi Bunn, Marion Carter, Abijah B. Carter, George W. Cheves, Thomas W. Clifton, George Cone, William W. Cook, James D. Cook, Thomas W. Cooley, Lemual Denton, Curby W. Denton, Fenner Dixon, Joseph M. Etheridge, Henry A. Ferrell, Wiley Clifton Frazier, A. Jackson Gay, Henry T. Gay, Thomas Gay, William Gay, Williford H. Green, Josiah Hicks, Hardy Hicks, William Hopkins, Alexander H. Horton, Bynum F. Jean, Nathaniel Jean, Wiley Johnson, Abihu Johnson, Dennis Jones, Seth A. Joyner, Lemon H. Lancaster, William Lee, Loama Lewis, William L. Lewis, William T. Lloyd, Joseph Martin, Bryant Massey, L. Jackson Meacom, William H. Medlin, Archibald H. Medlin, Bennett Medlin, Briton Medlin, Hartney H. Medlin, James Thomas Medlin, John Medlin, Sidney Minga, William Moss, James M. Moye, Marion Moye, William Pearce, Allen Pearce, James Pearce, James D. Pearce, Lee Perry, Chesley Perry, James T. Perry, Lindsey Perry, Robert E. Perry, Wesley B. Perry, William B. Phillips, Gideon Phillips, Leven Phillips, Presley J. Phillips, Richmond Pippin, Alfred Pippin, Calvin Pippin, Sidney Pippin, Wesley Privett, William R. Puckett, Jimesson Rice, Richardson Riley, John W. Rogers, Reuben Sanders, James Stallings, Joseph T. Strickland, James Reddin Strickland, Joseph Strickland, Matthew Tant, Cordy Tant, Davis Tant, John Tant, Lee W. Tant, Thomas Tucker, William E. Upchurch, Barkley Upchurch, John W. Upchurch, Richard Whitfield, Willis Wiggs, Thomas J. Williams, John Williams, Lutan Williams, William T. Wood, Starling Wood, Washington H.
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