John Orr

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   
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. 

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