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North Carolina 3rd Artillery, Company B (Confederate)

09 Dec 1861

North Carolina 3rd Artillery, Company B organized.

13 Mar 1863

Participated in the Battle of Fort Anderson at Craven County, North Carolina.

19 Mar 1865

Participated in the Battle of Bentonville at Bentonville, NC.

The Battle of Bentonville
The Battle of Bentonville

After his march to the sea, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman headed north in early 1865 to unite with Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s army in Virginia. Only Confederate Gen. Joseph Johnston’s army stood between Sherman and Grant. After briefly blocking Sherman’s advance at Averasboro, North Carolina on March 16, Johnston struck Maj. Gen. Henry Slocum's wing of Sherman’s army near Bentonville on March 19. The Confederates ran into stiff resistance, as Slocum established a defensive position. Johnston's assaults con… Read More

26 Apr 1865

North Carolina 3rd Artillery, Company B mustered out.