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 James G. Davis, Captain Willis W. Cherry, !st Lt. Robert W. Swinson, 2nd Lt. Edward Williamson, 2nd Lt. Non-Commisioned Officers Charles C. Croom, 1st Sgt. John P. Miller, 2nd Sgt. Robert S. Sugg, 3rd Sgt. Islam Sholar, 4th Sgt. Joseph H. Nunn, 5th Sgt. Franklin Harper, 1st Corporal John Holland, 2nd Corp. James W. Dawson, 3rd Corp. R.W. Jones, 4th Corp. Privates (Not All in Alphabetical order) Amon, J.S. Bowen, J.W. Brittain, O.W. Burwell, Ham. Brown, Owen Brown, J.W. Bryant, P.I. Brinson, E.D. Brock, L.J. Bell, G.W. Barber, D.F. Bostic, John M. Capps, Cason Daniel, James C. Davenport, John Edwards, J.J. Emory, L.H. Freeman, Charles Gurganus, John Ham, Burwell Ham, Joel Hines, S.M. Henderson, J.M. Henderson, S.W. Hall, Lewis Hunter, J.G. Humprey, L. Hunter, J.E. Holland, Charles Harrison, J.O. Jones, M.M. Kenan, Thigpen Kilpartrick, Thomas Kornegay, A.G. Kennedy, W.H. Lanier, I.L. Lee, H.I. Murphy, John Pierce, G.W. Padgett, Daniel Roe, Gaston Royall, J.B. Royall, John Rhodes, J.B. Rouse, J.W. Rayner, J.C. Sandlin, J.A. Spence, Ferdinand Spence, David Sumerlin,Benjamin Sumerlin, Lemuel Sanderson, Levi Sanderson, Lewis Sanderson, John Swinson, Aurke Shehan, J.M. Simmons, A.E. Smith, Bryant Sugg, E.D. Swinson, Jesse Thigpen, J.J. Thomas, C.G. Tetterton, N.W. Taylor, Elza Taylor, W.J. Thomas, H.G. Whaley, Frederick Whaley, Rigden Whaley, Sebastian Whaley, W.B. Williams, Benjamin Williams, Jesse Whitman, William Wilkin, H.N.
Back to North Carolina Civil War Troops Rosters Back to NC in the Civil War Home Page
© 2005-2011 Diane Siniard