25th North Carolina Infantry Regiment:
Weekly Standard of Raleigh
Cherokee Calvary, Cherokee Infantry
The Weekly Standard of Raleigh, N.C. July 3, 1861
CAPTAIN GEORGE W. HAYS [HAYES] has raised a fine company of Calvary [2nd North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, aka 19th North Carolina Regiment--State Troops] in
Cherokee, and CAPTAIN [JOHN W.] FRANCIS, a company of Infantry [25th North Carolina Infantry Regiment]. Jackson, Macon, and Cherokee have sent 1,000 men in defense of the South.
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...
to casualty, desertion records, and a complete regimental roster, the book chronicles the unit’s defensive tactics in
coastal regions and battlefield actions at Seven Days, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Plymouth and Petersburg. More than 125
historic photos, illustrations, and detailed maps are featured.