ALDREDS, ALLREDS, ALDRIDGES and ARLEDGES (and other variants) in the Civil War from North Carolina

compiled by Linda Allred Cooper, excerpted from the series of books titled "North Carolina Troops 1861-1865" compiled by Weymouth T. Jordan, Jr., unit histories by: Louis H. Manarin.


Aldred, Absalom, Private, Company C, 45th Regiment This company was known as the "Guilford Light Infantry". Absalom was born in Guilford County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Guilford County at age 24, February 24, 1862. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Petersburg, Virginia, August 3, 1862, of "febris typhoides". He was "a faithful soldier and greatly beloved by all who know him".

Aldred, David L., Private, Company B, 52th Regiment This company was known as the "Randolph Guards". David was born in Randolph County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Randolph County at age 28, March 7, 1862. Reported present or accounted for on surviving company muster rolls through December, 1864. Captured at Sutherland's Station, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, April 4, 1865. Released at Point Lookout on June 22, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Aldred, Elkana, Private, Company C, 29th Regiment This company was known as the "Bold Mountain Tigers". Elkana was born in Randolph County and resided in Buncombe County prior to enlisting at age 16, August 6, 1861. Died at Raleigh on December 13, 1861 or "fever".

Aldred, Isaac, Private, Company I, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Davis Guards". Isaac resided in Randolph County and enlisted at age 20, March 8, 1862. He died near Richmond, Virginia, June 14, 1862 or wounds. Place and date wounded not reported.

Aldred, John M., Private, Company C, 45th Regiment This company was known as the "Guilford Light Infantry". John was born in Guilford County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Guilford County at age 19, February 24, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the arm at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Returned to duty in September or October 1863. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, May 26, 1864 with a gunshot wound or the left thigh. Plac and date wounded not reported. Returned to duty prior to September 1, 1864. company records for September 1864-February 1865 indicate that he was a prisoner of war, however, records of the Federal Provost marshal do not substantiate that report. No further records.

Aldred, Parham, Private, Company C, 45th Regiment This company was known as the "Guilford Light Infantry". Parham was born in Guilford County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Guilford County at age 22, February 21, 1862. Present or accounted for until he died at home in Guilford County on May 1, 1862 or "measles".

Aldred, Parson, Private, Company I, 22nd Regiment This company was knows as the "Davis Guards". Parson was born in Randolph County where he resided as a carpenter prior to enlisting at age 37, June 5, 1861. Reported absent wounded in October 1862. Place and date wounded not reported. Wounded in the hip at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. Captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on January 25, 1864 after taking the Oath of Allegiance and joining the U. S. Army. Assigned to the 1st Regiment U. S. Volunteer Infantry, however, he was rejected for service. Reason he was rejected not reported.

Aldred, Richard, Private, Company B, 52nd Regiment This company was known as the "Randolph Guards". Richard was born in Randolph County where he resided as a miner prior to enlisting in Randolph County at age 19, March 12, 1862. Deserted on January 17, 1863. Apprehended on or about June 27, 1863 and returned to duty. Reported present or accounted for on surviving company muster rolls through June 1864. Reported present but on duty as a courier for General William MacRae in July - December 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. (North Carolina pension records indicate that he was wounded at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia in August 1862.)

Aldred, William C., Private, Company C, 45th Regiment This company was known as the "Guilford Light Infantry". William enlisted at Orange Court House, Virginia, February 9, 1864 for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted at or near Sutherland's Station, Virginia, February 26, 1865. Paroled at Greensboro on May 5, 1865.

Allred, Arlendo W., Private, Company K, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Uwharrie Rifles". Arlendo resided in Randolph County where he enlisted at age 20, June 18, 1861. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Returned to duty on an unspecified date subsequent to October 9, 1863. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, June 22, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, on an unspecified date. Paroled at Elmira on March 2, 1865 and transfered for exchange. Reported in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, March 10, 1865.

Allred, B., Private, Company B, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "McDowell Rifles". No first name was given, just the initial "B". Place and date of enlistment not reported. Died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, October 11, 1864 or "febris typhoides".

Allred, Benjamin F., Private, Company M, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Randolph Hornets". Benjamin resided in Randolph County where he enlisted at age 18, June 10, 1861. Reported absent, sick, from August 1, 1862 - October 1864. Paroled at Greensboro on May 22, 1865.

Allred, Calvin C., Private, Private, Company M, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Randolph Hornets". Calvin was born in Randolph County where he resided prior to enlisting in Randolph County at age 21, June 10, 1861. Killed at Frayser's Farm, Virginia, June 30, 1862.

Allred, Clemmons M., Private, Company B, 14th Regiment This company was known as the "Thomasville Rifles". Clemmons resided in Davidson County as was by occupation a carpenter prior to enlisting in Davidson County at age 23, April 23, 1861. Mustered in as Corporal and promoted to Sergeant on April 27, 1862. reduced to ranks on March 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 1 or 3, 1863. Reported absent wounded through October 1863. Detailed as a Provost Guard in November - December 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Allred, Daniel, Private, Company I, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Davis Guards". He resided in Randolph County where he enlisted at age 22, June 5, 1861. Reported absent without leave in July and September - October 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Deserted to the enemy on or about February 4, 1865. Confined at Washington, D. C., until released on or about February 8, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance. (North Carolina pension records indicate he was wonded in an unspecified engagement on August 10, 1863.)

Allred, Doctor F., Private, Company L, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Uwharrie Rifles". Doctor resided in Randolph or Guilford counties and enlisted in Randolph County at age 18, June 18, 1861. Captured at Wilderness, Virginia, May 5-6, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 10, 1864. Released at Elmira on June 19, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Allred, Eli W., Private, Company I, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Davis Guards". Eli resided in Randolph County where he enlisted on March 1, 1862. Deserted to the enemy on or about January 28, 1865. Confined at Washington, D. C. until released on or about February 1, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Allred, Elijah, Private, Company E, 63rd Regiment (5th Regiment NC Calvery) This company was originally known as the "Vance Troop" when formed on July 5, 1862, but ordered to attach and join Major Peter G. Evans' Battalion N. C. Partisan Rangers on September 12, 1862. Elijah enlisted in Northampton County November 26, 1862 for the war. Present or accounted for through November 1864. No further records.

Allred, Elisha, Private, Company I, 22nd Regiment Elisha resided in Randolph County and enlisted there at age 19, March 1, 1862. Apparently was discharged on an unspecified date but reenlisted in the company on September 8, 1864. Present or accounted for through October 1864.

Allred, Emsley, Private, Company M, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Randolph Hornets". Emsley was born in Randolph County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Randolph County at age 21, June 10, 1861. Killed at Frayser's Farm, Virginia, June 30, 1862.

Allred, Henry C., 2nd Lieutenant, Company M, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Randolph Hornets". Henry resided in Randolph County where he enlisted at age 23. Elected 2nd Lieutenant on June 10, 1861. Defeated for reelection on April 27, 1862.

Allred, Henry C., Private, Company E, 63rd Regiment (5th Regiment NC Calvery) This company was originally known as the "Vance Troop" when formed on July 5, 1862 but ordered to attach and join Major Peter G. Evans' Battalion N.C. Partisan Rangers on September 12, 1862. Henry enlisted in Lenoir County Januayr 18, 1863 for the war. Killed in action near Ashland, VA, June 1, 1864.

Allred, Henry H., Private, Company M, 16th Regiment This company was originally from Gaston County. Henry resided in McDowell County and enlisted in Gaston County at age 23, May 1, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862. Returned to duty prior to March 1 1863 and was present or account for until he deserted "on the march" on July 24, 1863. Rejoined the company on November 1, 1863 and was court-martialed. Returned to duty in January or February 1864 and was present or accounted for until captured at or near the North Anna River, Virginia on or about May 24, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland until paroled and transferred to Boulware's Wharf, James River, Virginia where he was received March 16, 1865 for exchange.

Allred, Isaac, Private, Company G, 26th Regiment This company was known as the "Chatham Boys". Isaac resided in Chatham County where he enlisted at age 20, June 10, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded and captured at or near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-5, 1863. Hospitalized at Gettysburg until transferred to Davids Island, New York Harbor, July 17-24, 1863. Paroled at Davids Island and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received September 16, 1863, for exchange. Reported absent wounded until January or February, 1864, when he was retired from service. Apparently reenlisted in the company in July -October , 1864. Reported on detached duty as a hospital nurse at Raleigh in September-October 1864. Present or accounted for until captured by the enemy on an unspecified date. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 22, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Allred, James, Private, Company I, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Davis Guards". James resided in Randolph County and enlisted at age 18, September 10, 1863, for the war. Died in hospital at Lynchburg, Virginia, June 27, 1864 of "pneumonia".

Allred, James A., Private, Company M, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Randolph Hornets". James was born in Randolph County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Randolph County at age 17, March 6, 1862, as a substitute. Wounded in the head at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 1-3, 1863. Captured at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 1, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on or about June 17, 1864, after joining the U. S. Army. Assigned to Company I, 1st Regiment U. S. Volunteer Infantry.

Allred, James F., Company M, 16th Regiment This company was originally from Gaston County, NC. James enlisted at Camp Vance on October 6, 1863 for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at the North Anna River, Virginia, May 24, 1864. confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died March 14, 1865 of "scurvy".

Allred, John L., Sergeant, Company F, 58th Regiment This company was known as the "McDowell Rangers". John was born in Guilford County and resided in McDowell County where he was by occupation a laborer prior to enlisting in McDowell County at age 32, July 14, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Reported present in January - June and September - October 1863. Promoted to Sergeant in in November 1863 - February 1864. Reported present in May - August 1864. Captured at Orangeburg, South Carolina, February 12, 1865. Sent to New Bern, NC. Confined at Hart's Island, New York Harbor, April 10, 1865. Released at Hart's Island on June 18,1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Allred, Levi M., Private, Company I, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Davis Guards". Levi enlisted at Orange Court House, Virginia, September 10, 1863, for the war. Died on June 20, 1864. Place and cause of death not reported.

Allred, Nathaniel C., Private, Company I, 18th Regiment This company was known as the "Wilmington Rifle Guards". Nathaniel resided in Randolph County and enlisted in Wake County on October 11, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 23, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Allred, Osmond, Private, Company G, 26th Regiment This company was known as the "Chatham Boys". Osmond enlisted in Chatham County at age 36 on June 10, 1861. Present or accounted for until he deserted on September 1, 1861. Apprehended on an unspecified date and was "delivered to the Captain of the company" on October 20, 1861. Present or accounted for until January or February, 1862, when he was reported absent sick. Reported absent sick through June 1862. (North Carolina pension records indicate that he survived the war. ) No further records.

Allred, Reuben R., Private, Company A, 42nd Regiment After several failed attempts to raise this company, it was finally raised in Davidson County and attached to Major George C. Gibbs's Prison Guard Battalion N.C. Troops. Reuben enlisted in Rowan County at age 32 on March 31, 1862. He was present or accounted for through October 1864.

Allred, Samuel C., Private, Company L, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Uwharrie Rifles". Samuel resided in Randolph County where he enlisted at age 22 on June 18, 1861. He deserted on August 1, 1863 and was court-martialed on or about November 4, 1863. Died prior to November 19, 1864. Place and cause of death not reported.

Allred, Samuel H., Private, Company M, 22nd Regiment Enlisted at Camp Holmes on December 28, 1863, for the war. Captured at or near Jericho Mills, Virginia on or about May 23, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled on January 17, 1865, and transferred for exchange. Company records do not indicate whether he returned to duty, however, he was paroled again at Greensboro on May 10, 1865.

Allred, Thomas M., Private, Company L, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Uwharrie Rifles". Thomas resided in Randolph County where he enlisted at age 20 on March 19, 1862. Captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 3, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 15-18, 1863. Died at Point Lookout on November 12, 1864, of "chronic dysentery". (Thomas was my GGUncle. I have a detailed report on his experiences during the war years. If you would like to learn more about Thomas, just let me know.)

Allred, Tolbert J., Private, Company M, 16th Regiment This company was formed in Gaston County. Tolbert resided in McDowell County and enlisted at Camp Vance on October 6, 1863 for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at the North Anna River, Virginia, Mary 23-24, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland until paroled and transferred to Cox's Wharf, James River, Virginia, where he was received October 15, 1864 for exchange. Returned to duty subsequent to October 31, 1864 adn was captured in an unspecified battle on an unspecified date. Confined at Hart's Island, New York Harbor, April 11, 1865. Released at Hart's Island on June 19, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Allred, William, Private, Company B, 14th Regiment This company was known as the "Thomasville Rifles". William resided in Davidson County and was by occupation a carpenter prior to enlisting in Davidson County at age 19 on April 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland on September 17, 1862. Rejoined the company in January - February 1863 and present or accounted for until reported absent without leave from July 20, 1863 until November 6, 1863. Present or accounted for from November 7, 1863 through August, 1864.

Allred, William Brant, Private, Company G, 26th Regiment This company was known as the "Chatham Boys". William enlisted in Chatham County at age 18 on June 10, 1861. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia on April 9, 1865.

Allred, William F., Private, Company M, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Randolph Hornets". William enlisted in Randolph County on August 10, 1861. Wounded in the neck at or near Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Captured at or near Sharpsburg, Maryland on or about September 17, 1862. Paroled on September 20, 1862. Company records do not indicate whether he returned to duty, however he was hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia,on Mary 27, 1864 and was furloughed for thirty days on June 13, 1864. No further records.

Allred, William R., Sergeant, Company I, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Davis Guards". William resided in Randolph County where he enlisted at age 23 on June 5, 1861. Mustered in as Private. Wounded at Frayser's Farm, Virginia, June 30, 1862. Reported absent wounded through September 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Promoted to Sergeant in November 1864 - April 1865. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Allred, Yancey B., Private, Company G., 26th Regiment This company was known as the "Chatham Boys". Yancey was born in Chatham County and enlisted in Wake County at age 44. November 20, 1863 for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in the hospital at Gordonsville, Virginia, February 10 or March 1, 1864 or "pneumonia".

Allridge, William, Private, Company G., 26th Regiment This company was known as the "Chatham Boys". William was born in Chatham County and enlisted in Randolph County at age 37 on February 1, 1863 for the war. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 1, 1863.

Allridge, William, Private, Company M, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Randolph Hornets". William enlisted at Camp Holmes on April 12, 1864, for the war. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Alford, John, Private, Company I, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Davis Guards". John resided in Randolph County and was by occupation a cabinetmaker prior to enlisting at age 34 on June 5, 1861. Reported absent without leave in September - October 1862. Returned to duty prior to May 10, 1863. Captured at Wilderness, Virginia, on May 6, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 10, 1864. Released at Elmira on June 19, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Alford, Sidney J., Private, Company I, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "Davis Guards". Sidney resided in Randoph County where he enlisted at age 28 on February 24, 1862. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia on May 31, 1862. Returned to duty subsequent to October 31, 1862. Court-martialed and sentenced to death in January - February, 1864. Reason he was court-martialed not reported. Death sentence commuted on or about March 3, 1864. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. "Two fingers shot off" at or near Reams' Station, Virginia, on or about August 25, 1864. Reported absent wounded through October 1864. Company records do not indicate whether he returned to duty, however he was captured by the enemy and paroled in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, April 14, 1865.

Alford, Sims, Private, Company B, 22nd Regiment This company was known as the "McDowell Rifles". Sims resided in McDowell County where he enlisted at age 25 on May 8, 1861. Died in camp near Richmond, Virginia, on or about July 22, 1862 or disease.

Aldred, John B., Private, Company H, 6th Regiment This company was known as the "Caswell Boys". John enlisted in Caswell County at age 19 on February 25, 1862 for the war. Wounded in the arm at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3-4, 1863. Arm amputated. Retired to the Invalid Corps on August 16, 1864. Declared "totally disqualified" for service on February 16, 1865.

Aldrid, M. J., Private, Company I, 13th Regiment This company was known as the "Rockingham Rangers". M. J. enlisted in Randolph County on December 3, 1863 for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Wilderness, Virginia, May 5-6, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died July 1, 1864 of "dysentery acute".

Aldridge, Benjamin R., Private, Company K, 6th Regiment This company was from Alamance County. Benjamin was born in Alamance County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 19 on June 21, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Boulware's Wharf, James River, Virginia, where he was received March 16, 1865, for exchange. Paroled at Raleigh on May 16, 1865.

Aldridge, Bennett Franklin, Private, Company C, 27th Regiment This company was raised in Lenoir County and known as the "North Carolina Guards". Bennett resided in Lenoir County where he enlisted at age 18 on April 17, 1861. Wounded at Bristoe Station, Virginia on October 14, 1863. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Present or accounted for until promoted to Musician in September-October 1864 and transferred to the regimental band.

Aldridge, George W., Sargeant, Company F, 3rd Regiment This company was organized in New Hanover County. George resided in New Hanover County where he enlisted at age 20 on February 24, 1862 for the war. Mustered in as Private and appointed Corporal on October 31, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant on March 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3-5, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until released after taking the Oath of Allegiance on June 19, 1865.

Aldridge, Francis, Private, Company K, 48th Regiment This company was known as the "Confederate Guards". Francis was born in Stokes County and resided in Forsyth County where he was by occupation a planter prior to enlisting in Forsyth County at age 20 on March 18, 1862 as a substitute. Hospitalized on August 24, 1862 with typhoid fever. Returned to duty on September 29, 1862. Died in hospital at Lynchburg, Virginia on or about November 22, 1862 or "pleuritis".

Aldridge, H. G., Private, Company B, 5th Regiment This company was organized in Gates County. H. G. resided in Stanly County and enlisted at age 45 on August 8, 1862 for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in Virginia on November 15, 1862. Cause and exact place of death not reported.

Aldridge, Hampton, Corporal, Company C, 42nd Regiment This company was raised in Stanly County, then mustered in a Company D of Major George C. Gibbs Prison Guard Battalion and assigned duty at the Salisbury Prison. Hampton resided in Stanly County and enlisted in Rowan County at age 19 on March 17, 1862. Mustered in as Private. Promoted to Corporal in March - August 1864. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Wise's Forks on March 10, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland on March 16, 1865. Released at Point Lookout on or about June 23, 1865 after taking the Oath of Alleigiance.

Aldridge, J. A., Private, Company K, 21st Regiment This company was from Frosyth County. J. A. resided in Forsyth County where he enlisted at age 27 on June 11, 1861. Present or accounted for until December 18, 1862 when he was reported absent without leave. Returned to duty on an unspecified date subsequent to April 30, 1863. Deserted on June 23, 1864.

Aldridge, James, Private, Company D, 25th Regiment This company was known as "George's Guards". James was born in Greenville District, South Carolina, and resided in Cherokee County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Cherokee County at age 25 on June 1, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right arm at Malvern Hill, Virginia, on July 1, 1862. Returned to duty in September - October 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the jaw and left thigh at or near Globe Tavern, Virginia on or about August 21, 1864. Reported absent wounded through December 1864. Listed as a deserter in January-February 1865.

Aldridge, James P., Private, Company A, 3rd Regiment This company was known as the "Greene County Riflemen". James resided in Greene County and enlisted in Wayne County at age 21 on May 13, 1862 for the war. Killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

Aldridge, James P., Private, Company K, 6th Regiment This company was from Alamance County. James enlisted in Alamance County at age 17 on March 1, 1862 for the war. Present or accounted for until reported missing in action at Chancellorsville, Virginia on May 3, 1863. No further records.

Aldridge, James R., Private, Company H, 6th Regiment This company was known as the "Caswell Boys". James enlisted in Caswell County at age 19 on February 25, 1862 for the war. Wounded in the arm at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3-4, 1863. Arm amputated. Retired to the Invalid Corps on August 16, 1864. Declared "totally disqualified" for service on February 16, 1865.

Aldridge, James W., Private, Company G, 9th Regiment (1st Regiment NC Calvery) This company was organized at Asheville and known as the "Buncombe Rangers". James resided in Randolph County and enlisted in Buncombe County at age 21 on May 20, 1861 for the war. Present or accounted for through December 1864.

Aldridge, Jesse B., Private, Company C, 27th Regiment This company was raised in Lenoir County and known as the "North Carolina Guards". Jesse resided in Lenoir County where he enlisted on April 17, 1861. Reported on detail as a shoemaker from April, 1864 through February 1865. Took the Oath of Allegiance at Richmond, Virginia on April 11, 1865.

Aldridge, John A., Private, Company G, 46th Regiment This company was known as the "Randolph Rangers". John was born in Randolph County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting at "Holt's" at age 23 on March 11, 1862. Died in hospital at Framville, Virginia on August 6, 1862 of "parotitis".

Aldridge, John H., Private, Company A, 3rd Regiment This company was known as the "Greene County Riflemen". John resided in Greene County and enlisted in Wayne County at age 25 on May 13, 1862 for the war. Wounded at Payne's Farm, Virginia on November 27, 1863. Captured near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia on May 12, 1864 and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland. Transferred to Elmira, New York on August 10, 1864. Paroled at Elmira and sent to James River, Virginia on February 13, 1865 for exchange. Received at Boulware's Wharf, James River, February 20-21, 1865. Reported as present on a roll of a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, Virginia, dated February 23, 1865.

Aldridge, John T., Corporal, Company A, 3rd Regiment This company was known as the "Greene County Riflemen". John resided in Greene County and enlisted in Craven County at age 21 on June 7, 1861 for the war. Mustered in as Private and appointed Corporal on October 30, 1863. Killed at Payne's Farm, Virginia on November 27, 1863.

Aldridge, John W., Sergeant, 1st Company I, 10th Regiment (1st Regiment NC Artillery) John was born in Lenoir County and was by occupation as farmer prior to enlistment in Craven County at age 18, July 6, 1861 for the war. Mustered in as Sergeant. Transferred to Company B, 1st Battalion NC Local Defense troops (Whitford's Battalion NC Partisan Rangers) April 16, 1863.

Aldridge, John W., 3rd Lieutenant, B Company, 1st Battalion NC Local Defense Troops This company was formed when 1st Company I, 10th Regiment was divided on April 16, 1863. John transferred from 1st Company I, 10th Regiment NC State Troops (1st Regiment NC Artillery) on April 16, 1863 as Sergeant and was promoted to 1st Sergeant on the same day. Appointed 3rd Lieutenant to rank from November 28, 1863. Present or accounted for until transferred to Company B, 67th Regiment NC Troops on January 18, 1864.

Aldridge, Joseph, Private, Company C, 27th Regiment This company was raised in Lenoir County and known as the "North Carolina Guards". Joseph resided in Lenoir County where he enlisted at age 19 on May 6, 1862 for the war. Present or accounted for through February 1865. Captured by the enemy on an unspecified date. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland until released on June 23, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance. (North Carolina pension records indicate he was wounded at Orange Court House, Virginia in 1863.)

Aldridge, Josiah, Private, C Company, 42nd Regiment This company was raised in Stanly County then mustered in as Company D of Major George C. Gibb's Prison Guard Battalion assigned duty at the Salisbury Prison. Josiah resided in Stanly County and enlisted in Halifax County at age 30 on February 28, 1863 for the war. Present or accounted for through October 1864. Paroled at Greensboro on May 1, 1865.

Aldridge, Josiah W., Private, C Company, 13th Battalion NC Infantry This company was organized in Wayne and Lenoir Counties for local defense duty to guard bridges on the Atlantic and NC Railroad. Josiah resided in Lenoir County where he enlisted on January 28, 1862 for the war. Mustered in as Corporal but was reduced to ranks in January - February 1863. Present or accounted for until transferred to Company E, 66th Regiment NC Troops on October 2, 1863.

Aldridge, Joshua T., Private, A Company, 40th Regiment (3rd Regiment NC Artillery) This company was known as the "Lenoir Braves", organized Lenoir County and mustered in at Cape Hatteras. Joshua resided in Lenoir County where he enlisted at age 18 on July 7, 1863 for the war. Present or accounted for through December 1864.

Aldridge, Parrott A., Private, Company I, 2nd Regiment This company was known as the "Beaufort Rifles" and the "Beauregard Rifles". Parrott resided in Craven County where he enlisted at age 20 on May 29, 1861 for the war. Died Janaury 17, 1862.

Aldridge, Ransom, Private, H Company 3rd Regiment This company was known as the "Bladen Volunteers". Ransom resided in Randolph County where he enlisted at age 30 on July 17, 1862 for the war. Wounded September 17, 1862 at Sharpsburg, Maryland. Returned to duty January or February 1863. Wounded May 3, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia. Absent wounded through October 1863. Present or accounted for until captured on May 12, 1864 near Spotsylvania Count House, Virginia. Confied at Point Lookout, Maryland until transferred to Elmira, New York on August 10, 1864. Died March 3, 1865 at Elmira of "variola".

Aldridge, Richard, Private, A Company, 69th Regiment (7th Regiment NC Calvery) This company was enlisted in Transylvania County beginning in September 1863. Richard was reported on a clothing roll for the 3rd quarter of 1864 and on a bounty roll dated September 20, 1864. No further records.

Aldridge, Richard H., Private, C Company, 27th Regiment This company was raised in Lenoir County and known as the "North Carolina Guards". Richard resided in Lenoir County where he enlisted at age 21 on April 17, 1861. Hospitalized at Charlottesville, Virginia on October 18, 1863 with a gunshot wound. Place and date wounded not reported. Furloughed on November 3, 1863. No further records.

Aldridge, Richard M., Private, Company E, 41st Regiment This company was known as the "Macon Mounted Guard". Richard enlisted in Craven County at age 21 on Octoer 7, 1861 for twelve months service. Present or accounted for through April 1862.

Aldridge, Rufus G., Private, Company B, 59th Regiment (4th Regiment NC Calvery) This company was known as Captain James T. Mitchell's Company of Partisan Rangers. Rufus was born in Caswell County where he resided as a farmer and enlisted at age 21 on July 8, 1862 for the war. Present or accounted for through October 1864.

Aldridge, Samuel N., Private, Company D, 10th Battalion NC Heavy Artillery This company was known as "Captain Woodbury Wheeler's Campany". Samuel transferred from Company B of this battalion May 23, 1863. Absent sick May 12, 1864 through October 1864. Paroled in Randolph County April 29, 1865.

Aldridge, Samuel N., Private, Company B, 10th Battalion NC Heavy Artillery This company was known as the "Black River Tigers", organized in Harnett County and mustered in at Wilmington. Samuel resided in Randolph County where he enlisted July 15, 1862 for the war. Present or accounted for until transferred to Company D of this battalion May 23, 1863.

Aldridge, T. M., Private, Company D, 1st Battalion NC Local Defense Troops It is assumed that this company served on outpost and scouting duty. T. M. enlisted in Lenoir County on January 20, 1863 for the war. Present or accounted for until transferred to Company D, 67th Regiment NC Troops on January 18, 1864.

Aldridge, William, Private, Company F, 27th Regiment This company was known as the "Perquimans Beauregards". William resided in Union County and enlisted in Wake County or at Petersburg, Virginia on November 1, 1864 for the war. Present or accounted for through January 5, 1865. Captured by the enemy on an unspecified date. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland until released on or about June 22, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Aldridge, William A., Private, Company F, 35th Regiment This company was known as the "Redwine Beauregards". William resided in Union County where he enlisted at age 18 on August 1, 1863 for the war. Wounded in the heel at Plymouth on April 17-20, 1864. Reported absent sick or absent wounded during November 1864 - February 1865.

Aldridge, William E., Private, K Company, 28th Regiment This company was known as the "Stanly Guards". William resided in Stanly County and enlisted at Liberty Mills, Virginia on March 1, 1864 for the war. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865. confined at Point Lookout, Maryland. Released on June 23, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Aldridge, William F., D. Company, 25th Regiment This company was known as the "George's Guards". William was born in Greenville District, South Carolina and resided in Cherokee County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Cherokee County at age 18 on June 1, 1861. Present or accounted for until he died "at home" on or about March 25, 1862. Cause of death not reported.

Aldridge, William H., Corporal, I Company, 57th Regiment This company was raised in Alamance County and mustered into service at Salisbury. William resided in Alamance County and was by occupation a farmer or laborer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 21 on July 4, 1862 for the war. Mustered in as Private. Reported present through December 31, 1862. Promoted to Corporal on January 1, 1863. Reported present until November 7, 1863 when he was captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, November 11, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout on March 16, 1864. Recieved at City Point, Virginia, March 20, 1864 for exchange. Reported absent sick in May - October 1864. Returned to duty in November - December 1864. Reported present in January -February 1865. Captured at Fort Stedman, Virginia on March 25, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout on March 28, 1865. Released at Point lookout on or about May 13, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Aldridge, William J., Private, B Company, 1st Battalion This company was formerly Company E, 21st Regiment (11th Regiment NC Volunteers). William was transferred from Company E, 21st Regiment NC Troops (11th Regiment NC Volunteers) on April 26, 1862. Present or accounted for until reported as "captured by the enemy February 1, 1864 near New Bern, NC".

Aldridge, William J., Private, H Company, 6th Regiment This company was known as the "Caswell Boys". William enlisted in Caswell County at age 24 on November 3, 1863 for the war. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia on April 9, 1865.

Aldridge, William J., Private, E Company, 21st Regiment This company was known as the "Forsyth Grays". William enlisted in Forsyth County on May 24, 1861. Present or accounted for until transferred to Company B, 1st Battalion NC Sharpshooters, April 26, 1862.

Allridge, Calaway, Private, Company F, 2nd Battalion NC Infantry This company was organized in Randolph County in October 1861 and mustered into Confederate States service at Wilmington, New Hanover County on January 7, 1862. Calaway enlisted in Wake County on September 7, 1864 for the war. Captured at Strasburg, Virginia on October 19, 1864 and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland until paroled and sent to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, for exchange on March 28, 1865. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, Virginia on March 30, 1865 with "febris cont." and was transferred to Camp Lee, Virginia on April 1, 1865.

Arledge, Eli, Private, Company A, 25th Regiment This company was raised in Henderson County and enlisted in Edneyville, NC. It was known as the "Edney Grays". Eli resided in Henderson County where he enlisted at age 37 on September 3, 1863 for the war. Present or accounted for until captured near Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland until released on June 22, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Arledge, John, Private, K Company, 16th Regiment This company was from Polk County. John resided in Polk County and was by occupation a clerk prior to enlisting in Polk County at age 33 on April 20, 1861. Mustered in as Sergeant. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia on October 14, 1862 with a gunshot wound, however place and date wounded not reported. Reduced to ranks on November 5, 1862. Reported absent wounded or absent without leave until he was dropped from the rolls of the company on November 6, 1863. Retired to the Invalid Corps on October 19, 1864 by reason of disability.

compiled by Linda Allred Cooper, excerpted from the series of books titled "North Carolina Troops 1861-1865" compiled by Weymouth T. Jordan, Jr., unit histories by: Louis H. Manarin.


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