Confederate Regiments & BatteriesNorth Carolina


1862
October 1 Formed as the 63rd Regiment Volunteers at Camp Long at Garysburg under Colonel Peter G. Evans and Lieutenant Colonel Stephen B. Evans.
Skirmished around Washington, N.C.
October 26 Captain James H. McNeill of Company A was promoted to major.
December 10
Skirmish at Plymouth

Captain Gallaway was wounded.

1863
May Moved to Virginia and assigned to Robertson’s Brigade of Stuart’s Cavalry Division of the Army of Northern Virginia
June 9
Battle of Brandy Station

Commanded by Colonel Peter G. Evans.

June 17-21
Middleburg

Colonel Evans was mortally wounded and captured and Major McNeill was wounded.

June 17
Battle of Aldie
June 21
Battle of Upperville
July 24 Colonel Evans died in captivity in Washington.
September 9 The Cavalry Division was expenaded into a corps. The regiment was assigned to Gordon’s Brigade, Hampton’s Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, known as the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade.
September 13 Culpeper Court House
September 14 Raccon Ford, Rapidan Station
September 22 Jack’s Shop, Madison Court House
October 8-10 James City, Virginia
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
October 12 Warrenton, White Sulpher Springs
October 13 Auburn Mills
October 14 Brentsville
October 14 Auburn Mills, Auburn Ford
October 15 Manassas Junction
October 18 Haymarket
October 19 Buckland’s Mills (Buckland Races)
November 7-8 Advance to the Rappahannock
November 7 Kelly’s Ford
November 8 Brandy Station
November 26 –
December 2
Mine Run Campaign
November 26-27 Raccoon Ford, Payne’s Farm

1864

February 3 Ordered home to North Carolina for the winter to recruit
February 6-7 Operations on the Rapidan, Morton’s Ford
February 28 –
March 4
Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid, Defence of Richmond
March 1 Skirmishes at Hanover Junction and Ashland
March 3 Skirmish at Tunstall Station
April 23 Gordon’s Brigade was transferred to W.H.F. Lee’s Division, Cavalry Corps.
May 1 – June 12 Wilderness Campaign
May 5-6 Todd’s Tavern
May 6 The Furnaces
May 5-7
Battle of The Wilderness
May 8 Alsop’s Farm, Spottsylvania
May 9-24 Sheridan’s Expedition to the James
May 9-10 Beaver Dam Station
May 11
Yellow Tavern

Colonel William Cheek was severly wounded.

May 11 Ground Squirrel Church
May 12
Brook’s Church, Mechanicsville and Strawberry Hill

Brigadier General James B. Gordon was mortally wounded; he would die on May 18.

May 18 Haxall’s Landing
May 28 Crump’s Creek and Hanovertown
May 28-31 Operations along the Totopotomoy
June 1-12
Battles around Cold Harbor
June Assigned to Barringer’s North Carolina Cavalry Brigade, W.H.F. Lee’s Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
June 3 Haw’s Shop and Via’s House
June 6 Lieutenant Colonel Barringer promoted to brigadier general and given command of the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade.
June 12 Long Bridge
June 15 Smith’s Store
June 22 Ream’s Station
June 22-July 2 Defending South Side & Danville against Wilson’s Expedition
June 23 Nottoway Court House
June 24 Skrimish at Staunton Bridge
June 25 Statunton River Bridge
June 30 – July 3 Skirmishes at Ream’s Station
June Siege of Petersburg begins
July 12 Warwick’s Swamp, Lee’s Mills
July 22 Slrimish at Reams’s Station
July 27-29 Demonstration on the north side of the James
July 28 Malvern Hill
August 14-16 Malvern Hill
August 18 Skirmish at White Oak Swamp, Fussell’s Mill
August 21 Weldon Railroad
August 25 Battle of Reams’s Station
August 27 Skrimish near Richmond
September 16 Sycamore Creek
September 30-
October 1
Arthur’s Swamp
October 27-28 Boydton Plank Road
November 7 Reconnaissance toward Stony Creek
November 24 Major McNeill was promoted to Colonel.
December 1 Skirmish at Stony Creek Station
December 7-12 Defense against Warren’s Hicksford Expedition
December 9-10 Skirimish at Bellefield
1865
January 28 Lieutenant Colonel Evans was retired to the Invalid Corps. Captain Elias F. Shaw of Company C was promoted to lieutenant colonel.
February 5-7
Battle of Hatcher’s Run, Armstrong Mills
March Captain John M. Gallaway was promoted to major.
March 30-31 Dinwiddie Courthouse
March 31
Skirmish at White Oak Road (Chamberlain Run)

Colonel McNeill and Lieutenant Colonel Shaw were killed.

April 1
Battle of Five Forks
April 2 Sutherland Station, South Side Railroad
April 3
Scott’s Cross Roads and Battle of Namozine Church

Brigadier General Barringer was captured leading the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade.

April 5 Colonel Cheek captured at Burkesville
April 9 Appomattox Court House

Most of the Confederate cavalry cut through the lines and escaped the surrender. Only 5 enlisted men surrendered.

Disbanded at Danville, Virginia