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North Carolina 17th Infantry, Company I (Confederate)

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Company mustered in on April 18th, 1861.

Company was also known as:

  • Company I, 7th Volunteers

Notable Battles:

  • Roanoke Island fought on February 8th, 1862 near Roanoke Island, North Carolina (0 wounded, 0 died, 72 imprisoned)
  • Gaines' Mill fought on June 27th, 1862 near Hanover County, Virginia
  • Antietam fought on September 17th, 1862 near Sharpsburg, Maryland
  • Chancellorsville fought on April 30th, 1863 - May 6th, 1863 near Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 - July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Plymouth fought on April 17th, 1864 near Washington, North Carolina
  • Wilderness fought on May 5th, 1864 - May 7th, 1864 near Spotslyvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia
  • Second Petersburg fought on June 18th, 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia (3 wounded, 0 died, 1 imprisoned)
  • Wyse Fork fought on March 10th, 1865 near Kinston;Wise's Forks, North Carolina;Kinston, North Carolina (0 wounded, 0 died, 11 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 303
  • First Enlistment Place: Edgecombe County, North Carolina
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04-18 (2 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Edgecombe County, North Carolina (88 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-05-08 (69 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1863-05-01 (16 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Martin County, North Carolina (10 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1862: Edgecombe County, North Carolina (19 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 16 -- Scott, Franklin
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 48 -- Sutton, Ed B.
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 24.8 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 23.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 17 (5%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 104 (32%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 33 (10%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 35 (10%)

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

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