North Carolina 68th Infantry (Confederate)

    01 Jul 1863

    North Carolina 68th Infantry organized at North Carolina.

    22 Feb 1865

    Participated in the Battle of Wilmington at Wilmington, North Carolina.

    07 Mar 1865

    Participated in the Battle of Wyse Fork at Kinston, North Carolina.

    The Battle of Wyse Fork
    The Battle of Wyse Fork

    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… Read More

    26 Apr 1865

    North Carolina 68th Infantry mustered out at North Carolina.