Roll of the
Dead, 14th North Carolina Regiment
14th Infantry Regiment, formerly the 4th Volunteers, completed its
organization in June, 1861, at Garysburg, North Carolina. Its companies were raised in the
counties of Halifax, Onslow, Anson, Cleveland, Wake, Cumberland, Northampton, Stanly, and
Davidson. With more than 1,000 men, the regiment moved to Virginia where it was placed in
the Department of Norfolk. Later it was assigned to General Colston's, G. B. Anderson's,
Ramseur's, and Cox's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia.
The 14th participated in the various campaigns of the army from Williamsburg to Cold
Harbor, fought with Early in the Shenandoah Valley, and ended the war at Appomattox. It
sustained 17 casualties at Williamsburg, 102 during the Seven Days' Battles, 139 in the
Maryland Campaign, 4 at Fredericksburg, and 142 at Chancellorsville. Of the 306 engaged at
Gettysburg, twenty percent were disabled, and there was 1 killed and 4 wounded at Bristoe.
It surrendered 7 officers and 107 men [at Appomattox].
The field officers were Colonels R. Tyler Bennett, Junius Daniel, and Philetus W. Roberts;
Lieutenant Colonels William A. Johnston and George S. Lovejoy; and Majors Edward Dixon,
Paul F. Faison, and Joseph H. Lambeth.
Joseph H. Crute, Jr., Units of
the Confederate States Army,
Copyright 1987 by Joseph H. Crute, Jr., page 221