66th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 66th Infantry Regiment was organized at Kinston, North Carolina, in October, 1862, by consolidating the 8th North Carolina Battalion Partisan Rangers and the 13th North Carolina Infantry Battalion. Its men were from the counties of Orange, Nash, Franklin, Wayne, Lenoir, Carteret, Jones, Duplin, and New Hanover. The unit was stationed at Wilmington, then in May, 1864, moved to Virginia. Attached to General J.G. Martin's and Kirkland's Brigade, it fought at Cold Harbor, was placed in the trenches of Petersburg, and saw action at Bentonville. On April 26, 1865, it surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. The field officers were Colonels Alexander D. Moore and John H. Nethercutt, Lieutenant Colonel Clement G. Wright, and Major David S. Davis. 8th Battalion Partisan Rangers was formed during the spring of 1863 using Nethercutt's Company of Partisan Rangers as its nucleus. The unit contained four companies and served in the New Bern-Kinston area of North Carolina until October when it merged into the 66th North Carolina Regiment. Its commander was Major John H. Nethercutt. Officers Guilford W. Cox, Captain Stephen S. Quinerly, Captain Ivan K. Witherington, 1st Lt. Wm. M. Dennis, 1st Lt. Wm. L. Grimmet, 2nd Lt. John Hall, 2nd Lt. John E. Taylor, 2nd Lt. Non-Commissioned Officers James S. May, 1st Sgt. Wm. M. Dennis, 2nd Sgt. James D. Witherington, 3rd Sgt. Robert R. Hill, 4th Sgt. Wm. G. Dudley, 1st Corp. F. M. Gwaltney, 2nd Corp. C. M. Davis, 4th Corp. Privates (Not All in Alphabetical order) Albert, John Aldridge, Josiah W. Brown, Franklin Brown, Jesse Braxton, Jesse Bryan, Robert Boyette, James W. Besney, L.R. Bradley, James T. Boon, Pinkney Barbee, James Bowers, William Crabtree, W.R. Cox, Wm. C. Cox, Joseph Cox, Frederick Davenport, Phineas Dawson, John W. Dawson, Willie Dupree, Jesse F. Depree, Forney Edwards, Lewis Fountain, Norfleet Garner, John C. Glancy, Rufus Glancy, Wm. Gould, James C. Gray, Thomas Gwaltney, F.M. Howard, Wm. Hall, John Hardle, John A. Hardle, Abram Higgins, Richard Heath, Ira Hill, Robert P. Hines, Marion Irving, John Jump, Frank Jarell, James M. Jones, Wm. L. Jones, Allen Jenkins, Joseph Jones, Alexander Kirkman, Lafayette Lee, Richard McPherson, N.J. Moore, Allen Moore, Eason G. Nobles, Kincy Nelson, Matthew Pate, Lenoir Pate, Gatlin Parker, Wiley Powell, Alfred Quinn, Robert Quinnerly, James E. Riley, W.L. Riley, T.J. Ross, T.M. Rouse, Alexander Smith, John Smith, Joseph Smith, Henry Simpkins, John Sugg, James N. Sutton, John Sutton, Richard W. Stokes, Benjamin Stokes, Edward Stokes, Guilford Strickland, Cyrus Waters, Augustus Waters, W.D. Waters, Jesse Wilson, Robert Wilson, Spencer Warlis, David White, Lewis C. Wm., John L. Watson, J.W. Watson, S.O. White, W.L.
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