Companies Formed in New Hanover County 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.

April, 1861
Rankin's Company formed. Later became Co. A of 9th Battalion of NC troops.

April, 1861
Hedrick's Company formed. Later became Co. C of 13th Battalion of NC troops.

May, 1861
Hall's Company formed. Later became Co. H of 40th NC Regiment.

May, 1861
Co. C formed and joins 1st NC Regiment.

May, 1861
Co. E formed and joins 1st NC Regiment.

May, 1861
Co. A formed and joins 2nd NC Regiment.

May, 1861
Co. D formed and joins 3rd NC Regiment.

May, 1861
Co. F formed and joins 3rd NC Regiment.

May, 1861
Co. K formed and joins 3rd NC Regiment.

May, 1861
Co. E formed and joins 10th NC Regiment.

May, 1861
Co. I formed and joins 10th NC Regiment.

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

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

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

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

August 1, 1861
Co. C formed and joins 7th NC Regiment.

September 13, 1861
Co. C formed and joins 8th NC Regiment.

September 13, 1861
Co. F formed and joins 8th NC Regiment.

October 19, 1861
A.W. Newkirk's "Rebel Rangers" Company formed. Later to become Co. A of 41st NC Regiment.

May 14, 1862
1st Co. A formed and joins 36th NC Regiment (2nd Artillery)

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

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

August 10, 1862
Co. C formed and joins 59th NC Regiment.

August, 1862
Co. F formed and joins 61st NC Regiment.

August, 1862
Co. G formed and joins 61st NC Regiment.

 September 3, 1862
Co. A formed and joins 41st NC Regiment (this was Newkirk's Rebel Rangers Company first formed in October, 1861).

August 3, 1863
Co. K. formed and joins 66th NC Regiment.

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

December 1, 1863
Co. A. joins 9th Battalion of NC troops (this was Rankin's Company first formed in April, 1861).

December 1, 1863
Co C joins 9th Battalion of NC troops (this was McRae's Company first formed in April, 1861).

December 1, 1863
Co. D formed and joins the 9th Battalion of NC troops.

December 1, 1863
Co. C joins the 13th Battalion of NC troops (this was Hedrick's Company first formed in April, 1861).

April 22, 1864
Co. C of 78th NC Regiment formed.

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

October, 1864
McDougald's Company formed and remained independent until the end of the war.


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