25th North Carolina Infantry Regiment:
Letters, Newspaper Articles, Papers, Diaries, Memoirs
Recommended Reading: 25th North Carolina Infantry: History and Roster
of a Mountain-bred Regiment in the Civil War (Hardcover). Description: This historical account
covers the 25th Regiment North Carolina Infantry Troops during the Civil War. Farmers and their sons left the mountains to
enlist with the regiment, which organized in Asheville in
August 1861, to defend their home territory. Continued below...
addition to casualty, desertion records, and a complete regimental roster, the book chronicles the unit’s defensive
tactics in the Carolina
coastal regions and battlefield actions at Seven Days, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Plymouth and Petersburg. More than 125
historic photos, illustrations, and detailed maps are featured.
The counties included are Alleghany, Ashe, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee,
Clay, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes,
and Yancey. The book is arranged chronologically, 1861 through 1865. Before each letter or diary entry, background information
is provided about the writer.