Andrew J. Hardy

Contributed by: Helen J. Peterson

Name: Andrew J Hardy , Residence: Onslow County, North Carolina Enlistment Date: 16 July 1861 Side Served: Confederacy State Served: North Carolina Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 16 July 1861 at the age of 40 Enlisted in Company I, 1st Cavalry Regiment North Carolina on 16 July 1861. POW on 28 June 1862 at Richmond, VA (And confined) Exchanged on 05 August 1862 at Aiken's Landing, VA Paroled on 05 August 1862 at Aiken's Landing, VA Confined on 25 April 1865 at Camp Hamilton, VA Released on 15 May 1865 (Estimated day) Source Citation: Side served: Confederacy; State served: North Carolina; Enlistment date: 16 July 1861.. Andrew J. Hardy (First_Last) Regiment Name 1 North Carolina Cavalry (9 State Troops) Side Confederate Company I Soldier's Rank_In Private Soldier's Rank_Out Private Alternate Name Notes Film Number M230 roll 16 1st Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry 9th Regiment Volunteers-1st Cavalry was organized at Camp Beauregard, Ridgeway, North Carolina, in August, 1861. Its companies were from the counties of Ashe, Northampton, Mecklenburg, Watauga, Wayne, Warren, Cabarrus, Buncombe, Duplin, and Macon. Ordered to Virginia, the regiment was brigaded under Generals Hampton, L.S. Baker, James B. Gordon, and Barringer. It fought in many campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia, including the battles at Frayser's Farm, Malvern Hill , Fairfax Court House, Sharpsburg, Stuart's raid into Pennsylvania, Hampton's raid to Dumfries, Brandy Station, Aldie, Upperville , Carlisle, Gettysburg, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Reams' Station, Hampton's Cattle Raid, and Five Forks . The 1st Cavalry had 407 effectives at Gettysburg and 8 at Appomattox. The field officers were Colonels Lawrence S. Baker, W.H. Cheek, James B. Gordon, Robert Ransom, Jr., and Thomas Ruffin; Lieutenant Colonels Rufus Barringer and William H.H. Cowles; and Majors Thomas N. Crumpler, George S. Dewey, Marcus D.L. McLeod, and John H. Whitaker. Andrew Jackson Hardy Residence Onslow County NC; 40 years old. Enlisted on 7/16/1861 at Duplin County, NC as a Private. On 7/16/1861 he mustered into "I" Co. NC 1st Cavalry (date and method of discharge not given) He was listed as: * POW 6/28/1862 Richmond, VA (And confined) * Exchanged 8/5/1862 Aiken's Landing, VA * Paroled 8/5/1862 Aiken's Landing, VA * Confined 4/25/1865 Camp Hamilton, VA * Released 5/15/1865 (place not stated) (Estimated day) Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.: - North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster - Photo courtsey of Richard Triebe (c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @

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