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Organization of the Infantry and Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, February 28, 1865.(*)
WILLIAM H. F. LEE'S DIVISION.
Maj. Gen. WILLIAM H. F. LEE.
Brig. Gen. JAMES DEARING.
8th Georgia, Col. Joel R. Griffin.
4th North Carolina, Col. Dennis D. Ferebee.
16th North Carolina Battalion, Lieut. Col. Thomas Boyd Edelin.
Graham's (Virginia) Battery, Capt. Edward Graham.
OR V46, Pt. 2, p. 1273
Thomas Boyd Edelin served as Second Lieutenant in the 7th US Infantry until May 1861, when he resigned his commission and became Colonel of the 6th North Carolina Cavalry CSA. He was eventually captured at Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 3, 1865.
16th Cavalry Battalion [also called 75th Regiment-7th Cavalry] was formed in July, 1864, by consolidating the five North Carolina companies of the 7th Confederate Cavalry Regiment, the three North Carolina companies of the 62nd Georgia Cavalry Regiment, a nd Company C of the 12th North Carolina Cavalry Battalion. Assigned to W.P. Roberts' Brigade, the unit skirmished the Federals in Eastern North Carolina and south of the James River, then was active in the Appomattox operations. During March, 1865, it contained 315 officers and men but surrendered with only 48.
Lieutenant Colonels John B. Edelin and John T. Kennedy, and Major F.G. Pitt were in command.
Edelin's Battn. N.C. Cav.
(Lt. Col. Boyd Edelin or Thomas Boyd Edelin) 16 Battn. N.C. Cav.
APPLICANTS FOR PARDON.; List of all the high Military and Civil Rebel Leaders now Suing for Pardon The Applications Suspended for the Present. MEMBERS OF REBEL CONGRESS. GENERAL
EX-OFFICERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY, MOST OF WHOM RESIGNED TO ENTER THE REBEL SERVICE.
C.D. Anderson, Mississippi.
Thomas P. Jackson, Alabama.
D.J. Chandler, Maryland.
C.H. Tyler, Virginia.
Hilary Cenas, Virginia.
Geo. E. Pickett, Virginia -- Major-General rebel army.
Boyd Edelin, Maryland.
U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Thomas Boyd Edelin
Name: Thomas Boyd Edelin
Rank at enlistment: Colonel
State Served: North Carolina
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Commissioned an officer in Company S, North Carolina 16th Cavalry Battalion on 07 Dec 1864.
Death Date: 8 Feb 1902
Sources: North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster
Heitman: Register of United States Army 1789-1903
U.S., Returns from Military Posts, 1806-1916 about Thomas B Edelin
Name: Thomas B Edelin
Post Name: Fillmore, Fort
Post Location: New Mexico
Post Commander: Gabriel R Paul
Military Place: Fort Fillmore, New Mexico
Return Period: Apr 1861
U.S. Returns from Regular Army Infantry Regiments, 1821-1916 about Thomas B Edelin
Name: Thomas B Edelin
Regiment: 7th Infantry
Year Range: 1851-1859