Contributed by: Robin Moore
John Orr is brother to Tully Williamson Orr. Groom: John Orr Bride: Elizabeth A Croom Bond_Date: 07 Mar 1854 Bond #: 000088586 Marriage Date: 09 Mar 1854 Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 ImageNum: 001869 County: New Hanover Record #: 01 083 Witness: Saml R Bunting Performed By: Jno B Croom, Justice of the Peace Name: John Orr , Residence: New Hanover County, North Carolina Enlistment Date: 24 January 1863 Side Served: Confederacy State Served: North Carolina Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 24 January 1863 at the age of 39 Enlisted in Company B, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment North Carolina on 24 January 1863. Received a disability discharge Company B, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment North Carolina on 01 April 1863 Source Citation: Side served: Confederacy; State served: North Carolina; Enlistment date: 24 January 1863.. John Orr (First_Last) Regiment Name 1 Batt'n. North Carolina H. Art'y. Side Confederate Company B Soldier's Rank_In Private Soldier's Rank_Out Private Alternate Name Notes Film Number M230 roll 29 1st Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery 1st Heavy Artillery Battalion was organized at Wilmington, North Carolina during the late spring of 1863 with four companies. Throughout the war it served in North Carolina and saw action at Fort Fisher and Fort Anderson. In March, 1865, the few remaining men were assigned to Hagood's Brigade as infantry. It surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. Major Alexander MacRae was in command.