Major William Hubbard Peebles
364 troops present for duty equipped
Pike County Volunteers
Morgan and Henry Volunteers
Greene County Volunteers
Rodes' Division - Iverson's Brigade
The Brigade, under the command of BrigadierGeneral Samuel Garland, saw its introduction to combat during the Seven Days' Battles, Here it suffered 844 casualties including a serious wound to Colonel Alfred Iverson. Jr. of the 20th North Carolina.
Brigadier-General Alfred Iverson, Jr. aged 34, began his military career in the Mexican War at age 17. His father's friendship with Jefferson Davis may have played a role in his rise to brigade command.
Brigadier-General Alfred iverson, Jr. 4 Staff and Field Officers
The Brigade was reunited with Iverson at the Battle of South Mountain in September 1862. When Garland went down with a mortal wound, the Brigade routed, losing 187 men missing although Iverson was able to rally the 20th North Carolina late in the day. The colonel temporarily in command at Sharpsburg failed to impress army commander Lee. Consequently, during the army reorganisation in November, Lee promoted Iverson to brigadier-general and brigade command.
The Brigade was not impressed with their leader. Iverson had feuded with his subordinates while colonel of the 20th. Although the Brigade remained in reserve
5th North Carolina State Troops
Captain Speight B. Westi Captain Benjamin Robinson 473 troops present for duty equipped
at Fredericksburg, internal difficulties continued into the winter. On the eve of the Chancellorsville Campaign, Iverson ran foul of Stonewall Jackson. The Brigade was on the far left of the first line during Jackson's flank attack at Chancellorsville. Here it suffered 470 casualties. When Iverson went to the rear on the purported mission of seeking support for his own left flank, many in the Brigade concluded that he was shirking.
Iverson's mediocre performance, vindictive nature, rumours that he had been promoted because of family influence, and hints of cowardice worried the Brigade,
12th Regiment North Carolina Troops
Lieutenent-Colonel William Smith Davis 219 troops present for duty equipped
Co. A Catawba Rifles
Co, B Townsville Guards
Co. C Warren Rifles
Co. D Granville Greys
Co. E Cleveland Guards
Co, F Warren Guards
Co. G Halifax Light Infantry
Co. H Nash Boys
Co. I Name not available
Co. K Name not available
20th Regiment North Carolina Troops
Lieutenant-Colonel Nelson Slough I Captain Louis T, Hicks 372 troops present for duty equipped
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