North Carolina 42nd Infantry, Company I (Confederate)
20 Apr 1861
North Carolina 42nd Infantry, Company I organized.
07 Mar 1865
Participated in the Battle of Wyse Fork at Kinston, North Carolina.
By the end of February 1865, the North Carolina port city of Wilmington, defended by Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg, had fallen to the army of Union Maj. Gen. John Schofield. The port city became a supply base for Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's army in North Carolina, then beginning to close in on Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's army. To consolidate forces against Johnston, Sherman ordered Schofield's Army of the Ohio to advance inland from Wilmington, at the same time assigning Maj. Gen. Jacob Cox to move the U…