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Uzziel T. Wood (First_Last) Regiment Name 30 North Carolina Infantry. Side Confederate Company E Soldier's Rank_In Private Soldier's Rank_Out Private Alternate Name Notes Film Number M230 roll 43 Confederate Soldier, Co E, 30th Infantry, NC Troops. Private, resided in Duplin Co, NC where he enlisted at age 33, August 28, 1861. Present and accounted for until he surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Virginia April 9, 1865. Source: NC Troops 1861 - 1865 A Roster. 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.