36th Regiment, North Carolina
and State Troops (see 2nd Arty)
36th Regiment Volunteers-2nd Artillery [also
called Cape Fear Regiment] completed its organization at Forst
Caswell, North Carolina, in May, 1862. Its companies were from
the counties of Sampson, Cumberland, New Hanover, Columbus, Halifax,
Brunswick, and Bladen. The unit was attached to the Department
of North Carolina and Southern Virginia and was active at different
posts defending Cape Fear. Later eight companies were engaged
at Fort Fisher, one at Fort Campbell, and one at Wilmington. In
December, 1864, a detachment was involved in the defense of Savannah.
After the capture of Fort Fisher, it served as infantry in the
Battle of Bentonville and surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.
Colonel William Lamb, Lieutenant Colonels John A. Richardson and
John D. Taylor, and Major James M. Stevenson were in command.
William Tucker--Co. C---Too
many William Tuckers in the 36th/2nd Arty. Need more & better information.