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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
 
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
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Company A - Orange County
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Company B - Nash and Franklin Counties
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Company C - Wayne and Lenoir Counties
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Company D - Jones and Lenoir Counties
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Company E - Lenoir and Carteret Counties
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Company F - Jones and Lenoir Counties
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Company G - Lenoir County
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Company H - Duplin and Onslow Counties
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Company I - Wayne, Onslow, and Jones Counties
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Company K - Wayne and New Hanover Counties<ref>[http://www.archive.org/stream/historiesofsever03clar#page/686/mode/2up Histories of the several regiments and battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-'65], (accessed 24 March 2011)</ref>
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The above information about the companies comes from [http://www.archive.org/stream/historiesofsever03clar#page/686/mode/2up Histories of the several regiments and battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-'65]
    
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