Confederate Regiments & BatteriesNorth Carolina

41st North Carolina State Troops

September 3 The 3rd North Carolina Cavalry Regiment was organized at Kinston with 1,095 men from existing independent companies under the command of Colonel John A. Baker. No other field officers were commissioned until August of 1863. Assigned to the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.

Company A – “Rebel Rangers” – New Hanover County – Captain A. W. Newkirk
Company B – “Gatlin Dragoons” – Onslow County – Captain E.W. Ward
Company C – “Caswell Rangers” – Caswell County – Captain Hannon W. Reinhardt
Company D – “Highland Rangers” – Harnett County – Captain Thomas J. Brooks
Company E – “Macon Mounted Guards” – Lenior and Craven Counties – Captain L. H. Hartsfield
Company F – “Davis Dragoons” – Burke County – Captain Elisha A. Perkins
Company G – “Scotland Neck Mounted Riflemen” – Halifax County – Captain Atherton B. Hill
Company H –  -“Humphrey Troops” – Onslow County – Captain Julius W. Moore
Company I – “Wake Rangers” – Wake County – Captain Rufus S. Tucker
Company K – “Clark Skirmishers” – Martin and Washington, Beaufort, and Pitt Counties – Captain Fred Harding

September 6

Company I

November 21
November 24
Capture of the USS Ellis
Goldsboro Bridge

Company C

January Assigned to District of Cape Fear, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia
Captain Tucker of Company I was made the Governor’s A.D.C. and was replaced by Captain David A. Roberson.
January 23
Big Northeast Bridge

Company F

February Company H assigned to Wilson’s Brigade, District of Cape Fear, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia
April Assigned to Robertson’s Cavalry Brigade, Department of North Carolina
July Moved to Virginia and assigned to Cavalry, Ransom’s Division, Department of Richmond
July 4
South Anna Bridge
August 18 Adjutant Alfred M. Waddell was commissioned lieutenant colonel and Quartermaster Roger Moore as major.
October Returned to North Carolina and assigned to Cavalry Brigade, Department of North Carolina.
February 1-2 The regiment reported 284 men.
May Moved to Virginia and assigned to Cavalry, Colquitt’s Division, Department of Richmond
May Assigned to Barringer’s Brigade, W.H.F. Lee’s Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
May 17-June 14
Bermuda Hundred
May 27
Hanover Court House
May 30
Haw’s Shop
June 1
Malvern Hill
Siege of Petersburg
June Crenshaws
June The Rocks
June 21
Davis Farm

Colonel Baker was captured, and would not return to the regiment. Major Moore took command of the regiment.

June 24
Nantz’s Shop
August 10 Lieutenant Colonel Waddell resigned. Major Moore was promoted to lieutenant colonel.
August 14
Charles City Road
White’s Tavern
White Oak Swamp
August 22-25
Reames Station
September 16
Beef Steak Raid
Sepember 30 Jones’ Farm
October 2 Harman Road
October 27-28
Boydton Plank Road
December Captain Charles W. McClammy of Company A was promoted to major. First Lieutenant D.J. Nixon was promoted to captain of Company A.
March 31
Dinwiddie Court House
April 3
Namozine Curch
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Only 1 man from the regiment surrendered at Appomattox.