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Tarheel Troops

Discover interesting content about North Carolina soldiers during the Civil War. This site will provide several databases of Confederate soldiers, individual units, and deserters, as well as news stories about individual soldiers. New content will constantly be added. Visit often!

Note on Citations

The materials and information on this site are freely provided for public and scholarly use. If you use any of the materials on this site, please cite the relevant material as coming from


Soldier Stories

Blog Posts providing biographies and stories of North Carolina Soldiers from the Civil War


Databases Containing Military and Demographic Information Pertaining to North Carolina Confederate Soldiers.

Deserter Letters

Letters Concerning North Carolina Soldiers that Deserted Their Units, and the Effects of Deserters on the Home Front

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