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North Carolina 5th Cavalry Battalion, Company B (Confederate)

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Company mustered in on April 18th, 1861.

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 187
  • First Enlistment Place: Mitchell County, North Carolina
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-12-30 (13 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Mitchell County, North Carolina (24 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1862-06-27 (121 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1863-08-03 (124 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Mitchell County, North Carolina (22 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1862: Mitchell County, North Carolina (56 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 17 -- Bracken, John
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 42 -- English, Samuel W. (Captain)
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 25.5 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 23.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 3 (1%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 36 (15%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 7 (2%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 5 (2%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)