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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 A - mostly from Orange County  
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Company B - Nash and Franklin Counties
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Company B - mostly from Nash County and Franklin County
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Company C - Wayne and Lenoir Counties
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Company C - mostly from Wayne County and Lenoir County
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Company D - Jones and Lenoir Counties
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Company D - mostly from Jones County and Lenoir County
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Company E - Lenoir and Carteret Counties
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Company E - mostly from Lenoir County and Carteret County
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Company F - Jones and Lenoir Counties
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Company F - mostly from Jones county and Lenoir County
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Company G - Lenoir County
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Company G - mostly from Lenoir County  
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Company H - Duplin and Onslow Counties
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Company H - mostly from Duplin County and Onslow County
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Company I - Wayne, Onslow, and Jones Counties
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Company I - mostly from Wayne County, Onslow County, and Jones County
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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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Company K - mostly from Wayne couontyand New Hanover County<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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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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