North Carolina troops, 1861-1865: a roster, Volume 17
Matthew M. Brown, Michael W. Coffey
State Dept. of Archives and History, 2009 - History - 509 pages
The Junior Reserves were 17-year-old boys drafted in the last year of the war, as the Confederacy faced a disastrous shortfall in manpower. These young men were originally intended to guard bridges and depots in North Carolina, but the exigencies of the war drew them into combat. The Junior Reserves saw action in a number of minor clashes in eastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia, as well as the battles of Fort Fisher and Bentonville.An authoritative 120-page history of the Junior Reserves begins the volume. The history is followed by a complete roster and service records of the officers and men that served in the Junior Reserves. A thorough index completes the volume.
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History of the N C Junior Reserves
3rd Regiment N C Junior Reserves
2nd Lieutenant 3rd Regiment N.C. 4th Battalion N.C. absent through February August 31 Battalion N.C. Junior Camp Holmes Camp Lamb Camp Vance Carolina pension records Clark Company G company on January Compiled Service Records Confederate County at age Davidson County December 25 duty prior Edgecombe County enlisting at Camp farmer prior February 28 Fisher on December further records Goldsboro on January Hospitalized at Goldsboro Hospitalized at Raleigh Hospitalized at Wilmington Johnston County Morganton N.C. Junior Reserves North Carolina pension occupation a farmer October 31 Paroled at Greensboro pation a farmer pension records indicate Point Lookout present in January-February present in July-August prior to enlisting prisoner Private Born Private Enlisted Private in Company Private Previously served Private Resided Raleigh Regiment N.C. Junior Regiment N.C. Troops Reported absent sick Reported present Returned to duty Rutherford County Sent to hospital served as Private Survived transferred not reported Transferred to Company transferred to regular