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Company  K
(Bethel  Regiment)

  This Company was composed primarily of men from Buncombe County,
and began organizing at Swannanoa on or about 1 March 1862.   
   On 31 March 1862 it was mustered in as Company K of the 11th Regiment,
after that date the company functioned as part of the 11th  Infantry,
and it's history for the war is recorded as a part of the regimental history.
    The information contained in the following Roster of the Company was compiled principally from company muster rolls for May 1862, through February 1865.
     In addition to the company muster rolls , Roll of Honor records, receipt rolls, hospital records, prisoner of war records, pension applications,
United Daughters of the Confederacy records and post war rosters and histories,
all provided useful information.
A special thanks to :
North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster, Volume V, Infantry, Compiled by Weymouth T. Jordan, Jr. with Unit Histories by Louis H. Manarin.
All genealogists owe a debt of gratitude to these gentlemen
for their wonderful tribute to our ancestors.

Commanding Officers

Robert E. Lee   -   General

A.P. Hill  -  Lieutenant General

Henry  Heath  -  Major General

William W. Kirkland  -  Brigadier General

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(March of the Men of Harlech), Battle Anthem Of Wales,
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The arranger's Confederate Ancestor


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