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Raleigh Rangers



Company E, The Raleigh Rangers, 
36th Infantry Regiment
Prior to May 1862
Confederate Unit

The regiment had several names, depending on who was 
commanding at the time. It was first known as John 
McCausland's Infantry, McCausland being the original 
commanding officer, also Thomas Smith's Infantry, B. R. 
LinkousI Infantry, William E. Fife's Infantry, Francis 
Thornton's Infantry, Christopher Roles' Infantry, 
Jackson Via's Infantry, Henry C. Crossclose's Infantry, 
and John D. Morgan's Infantry.

Officers:
Benjamin R. Linkous, Captain
Christopher C. Roles, first lieutenant
Enfield D. Thomason, second lieutenant 
George W. Tucker, lieutenant 
Robert W. Witten, surgeon
William G. Beckley, first sergeant
Eldridge Henderson, second sergeant
Lewis Cook, third sergeant
Charles Fipps, fourth sergeant 
Matthew Ellison, first corporal
John Crawford, second corporal
John Jones, third corporal
Abdel McClure, fourth corporal

PRIVATES
James O. Abshire 
Joseph Anderson
John Allen
Richard Burton
John H. Burton
Stephen Burgess
David Basham
John Barley
William Beard
William C. Biggs
Wyatt L Burgess
Allen Burgess
Lewis J. Blankenship
John Cupp
Henry Collins
Paris Cupp
Anderson Caldwell
James Cook
Joseph Caldwell
H. Carper
David Cook
Daniel Cox
George Collins
John Collins
Simeon Crawford
James D. Calfee
Alvin Cox
Matthew Cole
David Collins
Jackson Canterberry
Josiah Cooper
Thomas B. Cook
Henry Cook
Hardin Carper
William Carper
Jefferson Crawford
Squire Cozort
William Dowdy
George W. Dillon
William Diamond
James Davis
John Daniel
De Witt Eskins
J. C. Ferguson
James Francis
Eli Fipps
Andrew Fipps
William G. Ferguson
G. W. Graves
Gordon H. Godbey
James Godbey
Henry George
Euphroneous D. George
Orville Henderson
Andrew Harleys
Joseph Hull
John N. Hutcherson
James M. Howell
J. M. Hamman
Stewart Hamman
Henry Halstead
James Howell
Stewart Hale
Jacob Hilton
Edward Henderson
Alex. Heslep
Aaron Hurst 
Thos. J. Hendrick
Ira D. Hurt
Wm. Harran
Lorenzo D. Hawley
Henry Jeter
James Jones
Andrew P. Johnson
David Keaster
L. W. Kelley
Henry Keffer
Geo. A. Kidd
Andrew J. Kidwell
Michael Kalor
Geo. Lemon
F. P. Long
R. L Long
William C. Linkous
Joseph Lucas
John Lucas
Samuel Lester
Job Lester
Thomas Lilly
Andrew Lilly
Wm. M. Lively
James E. Lamb
Silas Lemon
James H. Lemon
B. Morgan
Win. McMahan
Jacob D. Mahan
Thos. A. McClanahan
Wm. W. Morris
Moses Midkiff
Alfred Miller
John Marshall
Jeremiah B. Meadow
Lewis Meadow
Richard Meadow
Thomas Meadows
Benjamin Mankin
Eli Massie
Wm. McMillian
Floyd McMillian
John Oneal
James Oneal
Isam M. Petty
Wm. Prince
Stewart Price
T. F. Price
Samuel Price
James Price
John M. Price
Jno. A. M. Price
Geo. P. Price
Erastus Price
Wm. Prince Jr.
Isaac Prince
Lewis Peters
Benj. H. Pearce
H. B. Roles
James Rogers
John W. Rush
Jas. U. Roberson
Wm. H. Roberson
Parkinson Richmond
Wm. H. Richmond
John Roles Wm. 
Rodgers Hiram Shell 
Jno. F. Shepherd 
D. L Stafford 
George W. Shumate 
Hiram Shumate 
George Stover 
Oliver Scott 
Wm. Stover Jr. 
Jacob Smith 
Hewlett A. Smith 
Joseph Thomason 
Andrew J. Thompson 
Winston Thompson 
Wm. E. Vass 
James L. Vass 
John Woolwine 
Wm. S. Wilburn 
Jackson Williams 
Austin Williams 
Jacob B. Wickham 
Montgomery E. Woolwine 
Samuel F. Wills 
James W. Watt


Company E became Company C, 36th Virginia Infantry, 12 May 
1862.  This muster roll was created on the 31 st day of 
December 1863.
 
James Francis 
Jacob B.Wickam 
James L. Vass
Levi D. Massey 
Thomas Meadows 
John Jones
Jerry B. Meadows
George Shumate
Joseph L. Anderson 
James H. Davis
Henry Halstead 
William E. Beard 
Stephen Burgess
James Boyd
Ballard P. Bailey 
Simeon B. Crawford 
Jefferson Crawford 
Alvan Cox
Daniel R. Cox
James Cox
Harden H. Carper 
George W. Carper 
Benjamin C. Carper 
James P. Carper 
William E. Carper 
Nicholas Carper 
Andrew L Cook 
Manderville Q. Combs 
John H. Collins 
Henry Collins
George Collins
Lewis P. Cooper
James Calfee Jr. 
William Childress 
Houston Davis
George R, Davis 
William Daniel
George W. Dillon 
James Evans
Driden B. Eplin 
Joseph V. Ferguson 
William G. Ferguson 
George R. Philipps 
Euphronius D. George 
Henry F. George 
William A. Gill 
Stewart Hale
William Harmon 
Jacob Hilton
Lewis Meadows 
Richard Meadows 
Isaac Meadows 
Anthony Meadows 
Branch Morgan
John Mankin
John Marshall 
William O'Neal 
Lewis Peters
Isom M. Pettry
John Roles
Hansbury B. Roles 
Marshall Rice 
Parkerson Richmond 
Hiram K. Shumate 
George Stover
John F. Shepherd 
James C. Solesbury 
Joseph Smith
Winton Thompson 
Joseph H. Thomason 
Enfield D. Thompson 
Mathew E. Vass 
Austen H. Williams 
Daniel Williams 
Jackson Willlams 
Burwell Williams 
Lewis Williams 
Robert Wickham 
Houston Warden