Member Spotlight Found in Civil War Soldiers -... The National Archives Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - NC Location: Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - NCFirst Infantry (Six Months, 1861)WWyatt, Henry L (19)Page 6
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First Confederate Casualty of the Civil War Pvt Henry Wyatt Co A 1st N C

Inf. Killed at Big Bethel Va 10 June, 1861 When the Confederate Government would take charge of North Carolina's troops the 1st inf would become the 11th Inf. the " Bethel Regiment " They would distinguish themselves on many bloody battlefields

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  1. landglenn

    landglenn (09 Feb 2008)

    Several of my North Carolina ancestor/relatives served in this proud regiment One of North Carolina's mottos: " First at Bethel, Farthest at Gettysburg, Last at Appomattox " the first major land battle of the Civil War was Big Bethel Virginia

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