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North Carolina 15th Infantry, Company H (Confederate)

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Company mustered in on May 21st, 1861.

Company was also known as:

  • Company H, 5th Volunteers

Notable Battles:

  • Williamsburg fought on May 5th, 1862 near York County, Virginia; James City County, Virginia; Williamsburg, VIrginia
  • Malvern Hill fought on July 1st, 1862 near Malvern Hill, Virginia (7 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Crampton's Gap fought on September 14th, 1862 near Crampton's Gap, Maryland (6 wounded, 1 died, 10 imprisoned)
  • Antietam fought on September 17th, 1862 near Sharpsburg, Maryland (5 wounded, 0 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Fredericksburg fought on December 13th, 1862 near Fredericksburg, Virginia (3 wounded, 3 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 - July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Bristoe Station fought on October 14th, 1863 near Bristoe Station, Virginia (4 wounded, 2 died, 8 imprisoned)
  • Wilderness fought on May 5th, 1864 near Wilderness, Virginia (3 wounded, 1 died, 1 imprisoned)
  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 8th, 1864 - May 21st, 1864 near Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 128
  • First Enlistment Place: Chatham County, North Carolina
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04-15 (2 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Alamance County, North Carolina (67 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-05-21 (71 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Alamance County, North Carolina (73 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1862: Davidson County, North Carolina (37 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 15 -- Albright, Calvin H.
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 44 -- Burns, John
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 23.4 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 21.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 36 (27%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 41 (31%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 48 (36%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 47 (35%)

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

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