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28th North Carolina Infantry Regiment

The Weekly Standard [North Carolina], Dec. 2, 1863

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE 28TH REGIMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS
FROM ENTRANCE INTO SERVICE TO OCTOBER 1ST, 1863

In writing this short history, it is not intended to go into an
extended notice of the prominent part this fine regiment has borne in
the most glorious and most bloody campaign of the war. The pen of the
future historian must do it that justice, which for lack of time, space
and capacity, I am unable to perform.

The 28th Regiment North Carolina Troops, organized at Camp Fisher, near
High Point, North Carolina, on the 21st September 1861, for twelve
months. LIEUTENANT COLONEL JAMES H. LANE, on the 1st November was
elected Colonel; CAPTAIN THOMAS L. LOWE, Lieutenant Colonel, and
CAPTAIN R. E. REEVES, Major.

The Regiment numbered about 900 men at the time of its organization. On
the 30th September the Regiment left its first camp and under command
of LT. COL. LOWE was transported to Wilmington, North Carolina, at
which city it arrived on the 1st October, went into camp near the city
on the Goldsboro Railroad, and was incorporated into BRIGADIER GENERAL
JOSEPH R. ANDERSON'S Command. COL. LANE arrived on the 1st October and
took command of the Regiment. Here the men built a handsome barracks,
and here they underwent the drill and discipline that was necessary to
prepare them for a more active service. Here the regiment did post duty
and guarded the railroad bridges to the Virginia line. At this camp,
seven companies of ten, reorganized for three years or the war in
February, 1862.

Newbern was attacked, and the 28th Regiment was ordered to that point.
LT. COL. LOWE in command, embarked his men on the train, the 13th of
March, 1862, and reached Newbern the 14th, only in time to assist in
covering the rear of our discomfited troops. He, with GEN. BRANCH'S
brigade, then fell back to Kinston, N. C. Whilst in this vicinity the
28th Regiment became a part of GEN BRANCH'S Brigade.

On the 12th April, 1862, the regiment reorganized for the war, and
having received many recruits it was about 1250 strong. COL. LANE and
LT. COL. LOWE were reelected to their former positions by acclamation,
and CAPT. SAM. D. LOWE of Company C, was elected and Major. BRANCH'S
Brigade was ordered to Virginia. The 28th Regiment took the cars at
Kinston on the 2nd May with 1199 men for duty, and arrived at Rapidan
Station, Va. the 6th, where it did picket duty. The Regiment then
returned to Gordonsville, the 15th and through Madison, several miles
about that place, on the Robinson as was the report to join Gen.
EWELL, then at New Market in the Valley. An order recalled the brigade
to Hanover where the 28th fought the first battle on the 27th May,
1862, with heavy loss. The regiment here was cut off from the brigade
and was engaged with Gens. MARTINDALE'S and BUTTERFIELD'S brigades for
over four hours inflicting greater loss than it did receive, executing
one of the most difficult retreats of the war. After a short respite,
it opened the battles in front of Richmond, it being the first
brigade to cross the Chickahominy on the 26th June, on which day it
fought at Mechanicsville, on the 28th, at Cold Harbor on the 30th, at
Frazier's Farm and at Malvern Hill on the 1st July, 1862.

After these exhausting battles, the troops were allowed a short time of
rest; the 28th, with the other regiments of the brigade going into
camp below Richmond, till the 29th July, when it took up the line of
march, which ended in the Cedar Run Battle -- the regiment bearing a
conspicuous part in the action, 9th August. On the 20th August the
brigade, now in command of the immortal JACKSON, whom it followed the
remainder of the hero's life, began the famous march to POPE'S rear,
encountering heavy shelling at Warrenton Springs the 24th August and
meeting the enemy at Manassas Junction, on the 27th August had a short
fight at that place; on the 28th, 29th and 30th at Manassas Plains, and
at Ox Hill on the 1st September -- the 28th Regiment fought in all
these battles, led in each of them by COL. LANE, whose cool courage on
all occasions is proverbial with the brigade.

After the battle of Ox Hill, the troops moved towards the Potomac. The
28th Regiment crossed at Edward's Ferry on the Potomac River on the 5th
September, marched to Frederick, Md., the 6th, then turned across the
Blue Ridge, recrossed the Potomac at Williamsport on the 11th September
and formed in the line investing Harper's Ferry on the 13th --
participated in the capture of the place on the 15th September, crossed
into Maryland a second time at Shepardstown on the 17th, and took an
active part in the battle of Sharpsburg the same day. MAJOR MONTGOMERY
was in command of the brigade after the fall of GEN. BRANCH. As our
army fell back, the 28th Regiment crossed the Potomac on the 19th
September at Shepardstown, forming a part of the rear guard of the
entire army of Northern Virginia, and was in the gallant charge on the
20th which drove the enemy's troops which had followed our army to the
South bank, back into the Potomac Branch's brigade (at and after the
battle of Sharpsburg, commanded by COL. LANE) was quiet in camp near
Bunker Hill, Va.; after the Maryland campaign its numbers very much
reduced, the campaign, its numbers very much reduced, the 28th Regiment
numbering 150 men until the 15th October when the command was ordered
to move up to Heagersville and destroy the Baltimore and Ohio railroad,
which was most effectually done, after which the brigade returned to
Bunker Hill the 22nd Oct. Various moves were made near Charlestown and
Snicker's Gap and Camp Lee, near Winchester, and on the 22nd Nov. 1862
the brigade commanded by GEN. LOVE (COL LANE had been promoted to
BRIGADIER GENERAL) commenced the long march to Fredericksburg, and
arrived in time to meet Burnside at that town. In the great battle of
the 13th Dec. 1862, the 28th regiment fought nobly and suffered
severely. The army immediately went into winter quarters after this
victory, GEN. LANE'S Brigade at Camp Gregg, 10 miles below
Fredericksburg on the Rappahannock.

The winter passed. The 29th of April, 1863, found the brigade marching
to Chancellorsville to a victory which the 28th regiment contributed
largely to win, on the 3rd May, losing more heavily than ever in any
battle before in killed and wounded. This done, it was marched back to
Camp Gregg and there remained till the 5th June 1863. Then the regiment
left the old camp for a destination which proved to be Gettysburg, Pa.
Crossing the Potomac for the 5th time at Shepardstown the 25th of June,
reached Gettysburg the lst July and was precipitated upon the heights
which rendered the Yankee General's position impregnable, losing about
two-thirds of the entire regiment in killed and wounded. This fierce
and desperate, but unfortunate charge, was on memorable (to North
Carolinians) 3rd July, 1863. In the retreat the regiment was engaged in
several skirmishes at Hagerstown and Falling Waters, at which point it
was the last organized body of troops to cross the Potomac into
Virginia on the 14th of July. Without any occurrence of striking
importance after the date of these above recorded, the regiment found
itself encamped at "Liberty Mills" near Orange, Va. on the lst day of
October 1863, at which time this record ceases to correspond with the
"Roll." The muster rolls of the regiment footed up at that date an
aggregate of about 800.

These notes, though supposed to be accurate, very imperfectly express
the sufferings of the regiment, and the immense value of services it
has enduring in this stupendous war. Forced marches, short rations,
often no rations for days together, marching over roads knee deep in
mud, wading rivers to the armpits, lying in line of battle in snow,
rain and hail -- add to this the sudden death of best friends, brothers
fallen by your side in the strife of deadly conflict -- all for the
boon of Liberty, and then a faint idea only is given of the hardships,
privations, bereavements, and services suffered and endured by this
veteran regiment. Volunteer recruits have partially made up the heavy
losses of the regiment -- a statement of which loss, in every battle,
will be appended to the accompanying "Roll." About 50 conscripts have
been enrolled in the regiment.
                               Very respectfully submitted
                                       SAM D. LOVE
                                Colonel 28th North Carolina Troops

JAMES H. LANE, COLONEL, aged 28 years, volunteering April 28th, 1861,
from Charlotte, N. C. He was commissioned Colonel in this Regiment
Sept. 21st, 1861. He was wounded at the Battles of Frazier's Farm and
Cold Harbor; was in the battles of Big Bethel, Hanover, Mechanicsville,
Cold Harbor, Frazier's Farm, Malvern Hill, Cedar Run, Warrenton
Springs, Manassas Junction, Manassas Plains, Ox Hill, Harper's Ferry,
Sharpsburg and Sheppardstown, He took command of the brigade after the
fall of General Branch and for his good discipline, gallantry and
soldier-like conduct through all the campaign, he was promoted to the
command of the brigade Nov. 1st, 1862, as Brigadier General.

THOMAS L. LOWE, CAPTAIN, aged 31 years, volunteered Aug. 3rd, 1863,
from Catawba County, N. C. He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in the
28th Regiment Sept 21, 1861; was in command of the regiment in the
retreat from Newbern; was in the battle of Hanover, died of fever, June
10th, 1862.

R.E. REEVES, CAPTAIN, aged 40 years, volunteered May, 1861, from Surry
County, N. C. He was promoted to Major in the 28th Regiment Sept. 21st,
1861, was defeated on the reorganization of the regiment.

GEORGE S. THOMPSON, PRIVATE, aged 26 years volunteered Sept 2nd, 1861,
from Orange County, N. C. He was made Captain and Quarter Master in the
28th Regiment Oct. 18th 1861; was promoted to Major and Brigade Quarter
Master, January 23rd, 1863; he is a good and efficient officer,
exceedingly fond of living.

NICHOLAS GIBBON, CADET, volunteered April, 1861, from Charlotte, N. C.
He was promoted Captain and Commissary of the regiment September 21st,
1861. He was a good officer, faithful in the discharge of his duties.

ROBERT GIBBON, SURGEON, volunteered April 1861 from Charlotte, N. C. He
was made Surgeon in the 28th Regiment September 29th, 1861. He is
Brigade Surgeon, and stands high as any man of his profession in the
army.

F. LUCKEY, ASSISTANT SURGEON, volunteered September 25th 1861 from
Rowan County, N. C. He was made a full Surgeon February, 1862.

DR. COX, ASSISTANT SURGEON, volunteered March 1862. He was with the
regiment but a short time.

REV. O. J. BRENT, CHAPLIN, volunteered November, 1861, from High Point,
N. C. He left the regiment in July, 1862.

JOHN ABERNATHY, CADET, volunteered April, 1861, from Charlotte, N. C.
He was made Hospital Standard in January 1862, where he was a faithful
officer; was taken prisoner at the battle of Hanover, where he acted
gallantly. After his exchange, he was promoted to 1st Lieutenant August
8th, 1863.

D. K. MCRAE, LIEUTENANT, volunteered July, 1861, from Montgomery
County. He was made Adjutant of the 28th Regiment October 18th, 1861;
was in a few battles. Resigned in February, 1863.

M. A. LOWE, PRIVATE, aged 19 years, volunteered Aug. 13th, 1863; was in
the Hanover Battle, all the battles around Richmond, Fredericksburg,
Chancellorsville and Gettysburg.

EDMUND MOORE, SERGEANT, aged 28 years, volunteered July 19th, 1863 from
Stanley County, N. C. He was made Q.M. Sergeant, June 1862, and
promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, March, 1863; he was in the Hanover,
Chancellorsville and Gettysbury battles, where he was severely
wounded.

J. C. KELLY, SERGEANT, aged 44 years, volunteered May 1861 from Yadkin
County, N. C.; was made Q. M. Sergeant October 18th 1861.

W. A. MANNEY, PRIVATE, aged 19 years, volunteered August 6th, 1861,
from Gaston County, N. C.; was made Commissary Sergeant October 18th,
1863.

SAM D. LOWE, LIEUTENANT, aged 29 years, volunteered August 13th,
1861 from Lincoln County. He was promoted to Major on the reorganization
of the regiment 12th April, 1862; was taken prisoner at the battle of
Hanover; was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, June 11th, 1862; was made
Colonel Nov. 1, 1862; was in the Hanover battle, Fredericksburg battles;
Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg, where he was wounded. He is a kind
officer to his men and a gallant one on the field. Stands high in the army.

W. J. MONTGOMERY, CAPTAIN, aged 30 years, volunteered July, 1861, from
Stanley County, N. C. He was promoted to Major, June 11th, 1862, and to
LT. COLONEL some time after that; he resigned Oct. 1862; he was in the
battles of Hanover, Cedar Run and Gettysburg.

W. D. BARRINGER, CAPTAIN, volunteered July 6th, 1861. He was promoted
to Major in October, 1862; was made Lt. Colonel Nov. 1, 1862; Resigned
March 11th, 1863. He was a gallant officer, was in the Hanover battle,
first Fredericksburg, where he was taken prisoner and paroled.

W.H.A. SPEER, CAPTAIN, aged 30 years, volunteered Aug. 1th, 1861 from
Yadkin County, N. C. He was promoted to Major, Nov. 1, 1862; was
promoted Lt. Col. March 11, 1863; was taken prisoner at the battle of
Hanover; exchanged in Sept, 1862; was wounded slightly at the battles
of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg; was in the battles of Hanover, the
battles of Fredericksburg, Hagerstown and Falling Waters, Dam No. 4;
has been in command of the regiment over half of the time since his
promotion to Major; good disciplinarian; beloved by all his command and
North Carolina has no truer son in the service.

S.N. STONE, LIEUTENANT, aged 38 years, volunteered July 30th, 1861,
from Gaston County, N. C. He was promoted to Captain Feb. 28th, 1862 at
Wilmington; promoted Major 11th April 1863 for gallant conduct at
Fredericksburg; was taken prisoner at Hanover, exchanged in September,
1863, wounded at Gettysburg; was in the battles of Hanover,
Fredericksburg, and Gettysburg. He is a gallant and true man, liked by
all who know him.

R. S. FOLGER, PRIVATE, aged 20 years, volunteered May 4, 1861, from
Surry County, N. C. He was promoted Lieutenant 22, Sept., 1861, was
defeated on reorganization of the company; promoted to 2nd Lieutenant
5th Nov. 1862 and then was promoted to Adjutant, 7th January 1863, in
the Regiment; he was wounded at Gettysburg; was in battles of
Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Falling Waters, and
Hagerstown. He is a gallant man, an efficient and good officer.

DR. T. B. LANE, ASSISTANT SURGEON, volunteered June 25, 1862 from
Virginia. He was promoted Surgeon March 19, 1862 and assigned to the
18th Regiment North Carolina Troops; he is a good officer and attentive
to his post.

DR. M. L. MAYOR, ASSISTANT SURGEON, volunteered April 2, 1862 from
Virginia. He was assigned this regiment May 8th, 1863, is a good
officer and attentive to his post.

REV. M.F. KINEDY, CHAPLIN, volunteered Dec. 6th, 1862 from Charlotte,
N. C. He is a good man, faithful to his trust, and ever watchful of the
great cause which is to him entrusted.

J. F. LOWE, PRIVATE, aged 25 years, volunteered Dec. 1st, 1862 from
Charlotte, N. C. He was promoted to Sergeant Major Dec. 6, 1862 and was
killed at Fredericksburg Dec. 13, 1862; he was a brave, good man.

D. B. SMITH, PRIVATE, aged 25 years, volunteered July 31st from Gaston
County, N. C. He was promoted Lieutenant in August 1861; was defeated
at the reorganization of his company; made Sergeant Major in the
regiment in January 1863, promoted Lieutenant in March 1863; was in the
battles of Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg.

W. R. RANKIN, CAPTAIN, aged 35 years, volunteered Oct. 6, 1861 from
Gaston County, N. C. He was promoted in April 1862, in the 37th
Regiment North Carolina to Major; was defeated in the reorganization of
the regiment; joined the 28th on April 1863, as a private; was made
Sergeant Major 25th April, 1863; was in battles of Newbern,
Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg where he was wounded. He is a good
officer.

L. J. BARKER, PRIVATE, aged 18 years, volunteered Aug. 13th, 1863 from
Yadkin, N. C. He was promoted to Sergeant; was taken prisoner at
Hanover, exchanged in August 1862; was made Hospital Steward Nov. 2nd,
1862 and is attentive to his patients.

GABRIEL JOHNSTON, PRIVATE, aged 19 years, volunteered Sept. 2, 1861,
from Orange County, N. C. He was made Ordinance Sergeant 9th December
1861, where he discharged his duties well as an officer.

The regiment has had one hundred and thirty killed on the field and 535
wounded besides several who are missing and never have been accounted
for.

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