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North Carolina 45th Infantry, Company K (Confederate)

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Company mustered in on April 20th, 1861.

Notable Battles:

  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (25 wounded, 4 died, 7 imprisoned)
  • Wilderness fought on May 5th, 1864 near Wilderness, Virginia (3 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 20th, 1864 near Spotsylvania County, Virginia;Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia;Spotsylvania Courthouse (16 wounded, 2 died, 9 imprisoned)
  • Third Winchester fought on September 19th, 1864 near Winchester, Virginia (2 wounded, 0 died, 4 imprisoned)
  • Fisher's Hill fought on September 22nd, 1864 near Fisher's Hill, Virginia (0 wounded, 0 died, 8 imprisoned)
  • Third Petersburg fought on April 2nd, 1865 near Petersburg, Virginia;Petersburg (0 wounded, 0 died, 7 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 174
  • First Enlistment Place: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04-20 (2 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Guilford County, North Carolina (39 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1862-09-01 (25 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1862: Rockingham County, North Carolina (40 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 16 -- Perry, James F.
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 50 -- Garner, Abner
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 26.4 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 23.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 50 (27%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 59 (32%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 51 (28%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 48 (26%)

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

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