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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 Notes 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.