State of North Carolina
Confederate States of America
Officers - F & S - Company F
Lt. Col. William W. Stringfield
Captain J. W. Cooper, Co. H
Colonel William H. Thomas
Left middle (6)
2nd Lt. D. K. Collins,Co. F
Right middle (5)
1st Lt. R.T. Conley, Co. F
Colonel James R. Love
2nd Lt.James Conley,Co. F
3rd Lt. Wm. T. Welch, Co. F
Confederate Officers Collar Insignia
Confederate Regimental (F & S) Descriptions
Colonel - Regimental Commander.
Lt. Colonel - Assistant Regiment Commander and/or Commander of 1st
Major - Commander of 2nd Battalion.
Adjutant - Regimental Record keeper. (Usually a Captain)
Quartermasters - Obtain and distribute supplies. (Usually a Captain)
Commissaries - Obtain and distribute food and forage. (Usually
Surgeons - Chief physician.
Assistant Surgeons - Assistant physician.
Chaplain - Religious leader.
Sergeant Majors - Assistants to Commanders, carrying orders, etc.
Quartermaster Sgts.- Assisted Quartermasters, supervise Teamsters, Saddlers
Commissary Sgts. - Assisted Commissaries, supervise Teamsters.
Ordinance Sgts. - Supplied weapons, powder and ammunition.
Blacksmiths - Made horse shoes, repaired wagons and weapons.
Ferriers - Shoed Horses, served as veterinarians
Saddlers - Made saddles, bridles and harnesses for the horses.
Teamsters - Drove wagons for supplies, ambulances and prisoners.
Hospital Steward - Maintains medical records and hospital supplies.
Musician - Bugler, Drummer and Fifer.
Captain - Company Commander
1st Lt. - Assistant Company Commander or Company Commander of
2nd, 3rd, 4th Lt. - May serve as Adjutant, Commissary, Quartermaster or
Ensign - Officer in training
1st Sgt. - Assistants to Company Commander, carrying orders, etc.
2nd, 3rd, 4th Sgt. - Assistant to Commissary, Quartermaster or Squad Leaders.
Corporals - Assistant to Commissary, Quartermaster or Squad Leaders.
Musicians - Bugler, Drummer and Fifer.
Some Companies also contained Surgeons, Chaplains, Ferriers and Blackmiths.