7th North Carolina Volunteer Infantry

7NC

7th North Carolina
Volunteer Infantry

N-SSA Seniority Number: 202

The 7th Regiment proudly and distinguishly fought at New Bern, Hanover Courthouse, Seven Days Battles, Cedar Run, Manassas Junction, Manassas Plains, Ox Hill, Harpers Ferry, Antietam, Shepherdstown, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Falling Waters, Bristoe Campaign, Mine Run Campaign, The Wilderness, Spotsylvania Courthouse, North Anna, Cold Harbor, Petersburg Seige, Gravel Hill, Russell's Mill, Ream's Station, Squirrel Level Road, Jones Farm, Pegram's Farm, and Hatcher's Run. The 7th Regiment, NC Troops was formally surrendered by General Joseph E. Johnston at Durham Station, Orange County, North Carolina on April 26, 1865. Today's modern counterpart was formed from men, primarily from northeastern North Carolina, and now has members from North Carolina, Virginia, and Connecticut. The re-activated company the 7th Regiment, North Carolina Troops, was formed in the early 80's, joining the N-SSA in 81, and was officially inspected at the 65 National on the 22nd of May 1982 with nine members on the roster.

Seven days later, the unit was on its way to New Bern, NC. After arriving, the unit camped two miles from the town. Its first brigade commander was General Lawrence O'Brian Branch, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He was killed during the battle of Antietam (MD) at Sharpsburg on 17 Sep 1862. By September 1861, the 7th Reg. had moved twice more and eventually found itself at Fort Burgwyn on the Neuse River on Bogue Island. In October, the unit moved once again to Carolina City eventually going into winter quarters at Shepherdsville, NC. One of the first official duties of the 7th Regiment was to guard the railroad bridge over Slocumb's Creek . It remained there until the entire unit was ordered back to New Bern, NC on March 6, 1862. In defense of New Bern, the 7th Regiment's first major battle occurred. There were many more.

The 7th Regiment proudly and distinguishly fought at New Bern, Hanover Courthouse, Seven Days Battles, Cedar Run, Manassas Junction, Manassas Plains, Ox Hill, Harpers Ferry, Antietam, Shepherdstown, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Falling Waters, Bristoe Campaign, Mine Run Campaign, The Wilderness, Spotsylvania Courthouse, North Anna, Cold Harbor, Petersburg Seige, Gravel Hill, Russell's Mill, Ream's Station, Squirrel Level Road, Jones Farm, Pegram's Farm, and Hatcher's Run. The 7th Regiment, NC Troops was formally surrendered by General Joseph E. Johnston at Durham Station, Orange County, North Carolina on April 26, 1865. Today's modern counterpart was formed from men, primarily from northeastern North Carolina, and now has members from North Carolina, Virginia, and Connecticut. The re-activated company the 7th Regiment, North Carolina Troops, was formed in the early 80's, joining the N-SSA in 81, and was officially inspected at the 65 National on the 22nd of May 1982 with nine members on the roster.

The goal of the organization is to honor the regiment that we represent, to promote a competitive sprit, and enjoy our association with fellow shooters. The 7th North Carolina has won several National medals. We participate in most all phases of competition, except Canon. If you would like information about the 7th Regiment, North Carolina Troops, or have questions, please send one of our members an e-mail.


Team Roster

Name Comp. Phone Cell Email
Larry Hooker 04666V 919-965-6074 252-339-4865 Gunlvr4@aol.com
David R.Disbennett 04951V 252-338-1464 252-312-7224 davediz@inteliport.com
David B.Disbennett 04952V 252-338-4008 252-312-9938 dizfamily@inteliport.com
John R.Disbennett 04953V - - hae@greenwich.com
Edward A. Williams 05847V 252-473-3271 252-305-2000 wmsgang@earthlink.net
Riley W.Williams 06276V 252-297-2712 252-312-8458
Rodney W.Hooker 06539V 757-497-6745 757-567-6000
Rodney W.Hooker Jr. 06540V 757-671-2310 - mr.rwvowell@verizon.net
Donald W. Wilder 07733 703-430-1937 703-216-4041 wwilder@speakeasy.org
Steven E. Williams 09820 252-473-3271
Brent Williams 10941 252-473-3271

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