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Regimental Histories and Other Articles

Below will be posted Regimental Histories, Regimental Service Records and other articles concerning the North Carolina Union Volunteers. If you know of any materials which would be of value to researchers and family historians, please email me.

"The Yankees Have Been Here!": The Story of Brig. Gen. Edward E. Potter's Raid on Greenville, Tarboro, and Rocky Mount, July 19-23, 1863; by David A. Norris; "The North Carolina Historical Review," Vol. LXXIII. No. 1, Jan. 1996.


Corporal James Daniel Boyd of Beaufort Co., NC - Co. A, 1st NC  Union Vols.; photos and information. Contributed by John Boyd and Steve Boyd.


Pension Records of Isaac Pierce - Served in Co. F, 1st NC Inf and Co. C, 2nd NC Inf., Contributed by: James David Pearce


"The War Within the Confederacy: White Unionist of North Carolina," By Michael K. Honey. Reprinted from Prologue (Journal of the National Archives), Summer 1986, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 75-93.


"Eastern North Carolinians in the Union Army: The First and Second North Carolina Union Volunteer Regiments," By Dr. Donald E. Collins.


Service Records of the 1st and 2nd North Carolina Infantry Regiments of Union Volunteers.


The Forgotten Sons: North Carolinians in the Union Army, by Glenda Hicks; Masters Thesis, Appalachian State University, Boone, 1968.


"War Crime or Justice? General George Pickett and the Mass Execution of Deserters in Civil War Kinston, North Carolina," by Dr. Donald E. Collins, in The Art of Command in the Civil War, Steven E. Woodworth, editor, University of Nebraska Press, 1998, pages 50-83. By permission of the University of Nebraska Press. Visit the University of Nebraska Press website."


"Civil War on Hatteras Island - Aug. 28 - 29, 1861" by Drew Pullen, and the "The Battle for Hatteras Island - Aug. 28 - 29, 1861" by Charles Heath. Two articles on the Union invasion of the Outer Banks of North Carolina which led to the occupation of coastal Carolina by Federal forces. Many of the men in Companies H and I of the 1st NC Union Volunteers were from Hatteras Island.

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