Companies Formed in Columbus County, NC During the Civil War

 Date Formed

Company, Name, NC Regiment/Battalion Assigned

 April, 1861
McRae's Company formed. Later became Co. C of 9th Battalion of NC troops. (men from Columbus, Bladen and New Hanover)

May, 1861
Co. C formed and joins 18th NC Regiment.

May, 1861
Co. H formed and joins 18th NC Regiment.

June 18, 1861
1st Columbus Guards formed and joins the 20th NC Regiment.

June 18, 1861
2nd Columbus Guards formed and joins the 20th NC Regiment.

June 18, 1861
3rd Columbus Guards formed and joins the 20th NC Regiment.

May 10, 1862
Co. I formed and joins the 54th NC Regiment.

May 14, 1862
Co. E formed and joins 36th NC Regiment (2nd Artillery)

December 1, 1863
Co. H. formed and joins 40th NC Regiment.

June, 1864
Co. D of 72nd NC Regiment formed.

July, 1864
Co. C of the 76th NC Regiment formed.


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