Teachey Rivenbark

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Name: Teachey Rivenbark 
Residence: Duplin County, North Carolina 
Enlistment Date: 28 August 1861 
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE 
Side Served: Confederacy 
State Served: North Carolina 
Unit Numbers: 140 

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 28 August 1861 at the age of 18 Enlisted in 
Company E, 30th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 28 August 1861. Wounded on 27 
June 1862 at Gaines` Mill, VA Promoted to Full Sergeant on 24 October 1862 Returned 
on 15 November 1862 (Estimated day) Wounded on 07 November 1863 at Kelly`s Ford, 
VA Returned on 15 May 1864 (No further record) Promoted to Full Sergeant 1st Class on 
21 August 1864 

Teachey Rivenbark (First_Last) 
Regiment Name 30 North Carolina Infantry 
Side Confederate  
Company  E  
Soldier's Rank_In  Pvt.  
Soldier's Rank_Out  Sgt.  
Alternate Name   
Film Number M230 roll 33 

30th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 

30th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North 
Carolina, in October, 1861. The men were raised in the following counties: Sampson, Warren, 
Brunswick, Wake, Nash, Granville, Duplin, Edgecombe, Moore, and Mecklenburg. It served 
in the Department of North Carolina, then was assigned to General G.B. Anderson's, 
Ramseur's, and Cox's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. The 30th saw action from Seven 
Pines to Cold Harbor, marched with Early to the Shenandoah Valley, and was involved in the 
Appomattox operations. The unit reported 30 killed and 137 wounded during the Seven Days' 
Battles, lost thirty-six percent of the 250 in the Maryland Campaign, and had 9 wounded at 
Fredericksburg. It sustained 125 casualties at Chancellorsville, lost sixteen percent of the 
278 engaged at Gettysburg, and had 3 killed and 42 wounded on the Rappahannock River. 
On April 9, 1865, it surrendered 6 officers and 147 men. The field officers wre Colonel 
Francis M. Parker; Lieutenant Colonels Walter Draughan, James T. Kell, and William W. 
Sillers; and Major James C. Holmes. 

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