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Compiled by Historian Rick Walton, the following tables contain descriptions and links to all the currently known articles in the collection of the North Carolina Museum Of History relating to the 6th North Carolina State troops. Some of them have photographs and some have only descriptions

Please Note: The NCMOH has changed their URLs which has broken most of the links. I am working to restore them. Their Search Engine seems PAINFULLY SLOW but the collection numbers are correct and can be used to search directly on their web site here: http://collections.ncdcr.gov/RediscoveryProficioPublicSearch/WordSearch.aspx?CR

 

 

 

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click a section you wish to view from the list below or scroll down to view all sections. Click on the Highlighted Title in each description box to go to the related page in the museum's database which contains more details and photographs (when available). Click on the photos to the right of the description to see an enlarged view. Please report any missing or broken llnks to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




Flags related the the 6th N.C.S.T.

Please Note: The NCMOH has changed their URLs which has broken most of the links. I am working to restore them, but in the mean time the collection numbers are correct and can be used to search directly on their web site here: http://collections.ncdcr.gov/RediscoveryProficioPublicSearch/WordSearch.aspx?CR

H.1915.4.5
REGIMENTAL FLAG (Fisher Flag)
BLUE SILK BROCADE SHAWL, OBVERSE IS EMBROIDERED IN WHITE "MAY 20TH 1775/ NORTH  CAROLINA/ DEEDS NOT WORDS/ MAY 20TH, 1861" REVERSE HAS EMBROIDERED NC STATE SEAL

H.19XX.330.174

North Carolina Grays COMPANY FLAG

Important Note: This Flag is the subject of the 2016 Fund Raising Campaign

CO. I, BLUE FIELD W/ WHITE CANTON PAINTED NC STATE SEAL & "THE OLD NORTH STATE  FOREVER"; REVERSE READS "NORTH CAROLINA GRAYS, PRESENTED BY LADIES OF CEDAR  FORK"


H.1914.252.18 6th North Carolina State Troops REGIMENTAL BATTLE FLAG

Important Note: This is the Flag we raised $6458 to conserve

CSA BATTLE FLAG, W/O HONORS, CAPTURE NO. 357 STENCILED UPPER EDGE, MACHINE-SEWN, SEVERAL HOLES THROUGHOUT, STAR CUT OUT LOWER FLY, HOLES IN BORDER. CAPTURED AT SAILORS CREEK.


H.1914.252.34 REGIMENTAL BATTLE FLAG

CSA BATTLE FLAG, CAPTURE NO. "12" STAMPED ON REVERSE UPPER STAFF EDGE & FLY CORNER, HANDWRITTEN HISTORY ON STAFF EDGE, HAND-SEWN, SEVERAL HOLES THROUGHOUT

Note: Recent scholarship suggests that this flag may have been mis-identified. The 6th NCST battle flag Captured at Rappahannock Station is most likely a flag currently owned by Stratford Hall and on display in Gettysburg

H.1967.57.1 CENTENNIAL REPRODUCTION FLAG

REPRODUCTION CIVIL WAR FLAG OF THE N.C. SIXTH REGIMENT; USED BY THE REACTIVATED SIXTH in the 1960's.



Items Related to Charles F. Fisher (1st Colonel of the 6th N.C. S.T.)

H.1915.4.2 COLONEL  FISHER'S  SLOUCH HAT

CONFEDERATE ARMY, NCST, INFANTRY; GREY FELT; EMBROIDERED DEVICE AS "6TH INFT N.C." AND BUGLE & WREATH; INSIDE CROWN "AMERICAN MANUFACTURE".


H.1914.236.8 COLONEL FISHER'S UNIFORM COAT

CSA INFANTRY, GREY, FULL COLONEL SHOULDER STRAPS, 14 PINE TREE NC BUTTONS, 6  3-PIECE NC SEAL BUTTONS


H.1914.236.8.A/B Gloves Photo Not Available
H.1914.236.8.C Sash Photo Not Available
H.1915.4.1 COLONEL FISHER'S SWORD

EUROPEAN MODEL, 1841 HEAVY CAVALRY, CURVED, ENGRAVED BLADE; MARKED "JAY & CIE/BREVETES A PARIS"; W/ TELESCOPING SCABBARD.


19XX.192.4 SKETCH

SKETCH BY UNKNOWN ARTIST OF THE FIRST BATTLE OF MANASSAS, IN PENCIL, SHOWS FISHER ON HIS HORSE, POSITION OF HIS REGIMENT, & SPOT WHERE HE WAS KILLED.

Photo not available
1965.90.1 CAVALRY SWORD

STEEL BLADE W/ ORNAMENTAL ENGRAVING OF VINES, TRUMPETS, & "US"; EAGLE ON ONE  SIDE; "US" ON OTHER; BRASS HILT W/ ORNATE BRANCHES; SHARKSKIN-COVERED HANDLE W/ WIRE WRAP

Photo Not Available
1915.4.4 SADDLECLOTH

ALSO KNOWN AS SHABRAQUE; GREY-GREEN FELT, TRIMMED WITH BLACK LEATHER AND GOLD BRAID, LINED WITH MATTRESS TICKING. USED COL. CHARLES F.  FISHER, 6TH REG. NCST.


1915.4.3 HAT

BLACK FELT; WORN BY DONOR'S FATHER, COL. CHARLES F. FISHER, 6TH REG., NCST; KILLED AT MANASSAS, VA., JUNE 20, 1861.



Items Related to William Dorsey Pender (2nd Colonel of the 6th N.C. S.T.)

1914.83.5 WOOL CAP BELONGING TO PENDER Photo Not Available
19XX.330.47 TROUSERS BELONGING TO PENDER
1914.83.4 GOLD EPAULETS WORN BY CAPT. W. D. PENDER Photo Not Available
1914.83.6 MILITARY INSIGNIA

HAT ORNAMENT, BLACK CLOTH W/ GOLD BRAID SEWN INTO PATTERN OF EAGLE BITING SNAKE, REVERSE HAS ONE EYELET, WORN BY CAPT. WILLIAM DORSEY PENDER

19XX.330.19 VEST CONFEDERATE ARMY, PROBABLY STAFF OR INFANTRY. NON-REGULATION, BUT MILITARY TYPE AND PATTERN, BLUE WOOL. BLACK CIVILIAN SUIT BUTTONS, FLAP POCKETS. WORN BY MAJ. GEN. WILLIAM DORSEY PENDER.

Note: Clink Link above to see more photos of Vest

1918.36.1 Oil Portrait of W. D. Pender Photo Not Available
19XX.332.203 (Pender) PHOTOGRAPH  GENERALS  FROM NORTH CAROLINA

PHOTOGRAPH OF LIEUTENANT GENERALS & MAJOR GENERALS FROM NORTH CAROLINA COMMISSIONED BY THE CONFEDERATE STATES; FEATURES 8 FACIAL SHOTS W/ THEIR NAMES UNDERNEATH, MISSING MAJ. GEN. RAMSEUR. (Is he missing or did someone whitewash him out?)

19XX.319.45 W. D. Pender PHOTOGRAPH

SEPIA, RECTANGULAR, NEWSPRINT ON CARDBOARD OF MAJOR GENERAL W. D. PENDER, C.S.A.

Photo Not Available
19XX.331.69 Pender PHOTOGRAPH

B&W, RECTANGULAR, PHOTO OF WILLIAM PENDER, A CONFEDERATE OFFICER KILLED AT GETTYSBURG.

Photo Not Available


Items Related To Colonel I. E. Avery (3rd Colonel of the 6th N.C. S.T.)

1916.36.1 SWORD OF COL. ISAAC ERWIN AVERY Photo Not Available
19XX.318.143 Engraving of I.E. Avery Photo Not Available
1953.65.4 PHOTO OF SWANS POND, HOME OF THE AVERY FAMILY Photo Not Available


Miscellaneous items related to the 6th N.C.S.T.

H.1914.120.1 PROJECTILE- FIRED FROM A FEDERAL CANNON AT THE 6TH REGIMENT, NCST, AT THE BATTLE OF MANASSAS, JULY 20, 1861.
1937.6.1 Sophia Partridge Sewing Kit RIGID FOLDING KIT W/ AN EXTERIOR COVERING OF RED VELVET EMBOSSED W/ ROCOCCO REVIVAL FLORAL PATTERNS AND SAW TEETH & LINE BORDERING...

HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: THE LADIES OF CEDAR FORK CHOSE SOPHIA PARTRIDGE TO SEW THE FLAG FOR THE "NORTH CAROLINA GRAYS", COMPANY I, 6TH NC STATE TROOPS, FLAG # 19XX.330.174.

Click on above link for additional photos

Sophia  Partridge Sewing Kit
1987.3.1 Hand tinted Ambrotype of Newton Branch, Co. D, 6th NCST

HALF LENGTH, 1/4 PLATE, IMAGE OF MAN W/ BEARD & DRESSED IN CSA UNIFORM SEATED IN CHAIR, FACE & BUTTONS HAND-TINTED, ALL IN GUTTAPERCHA, MOLDED, BI-FOLD CASE, IMAGE OF PRIVATE NEWTON A. BRANCH.


19XX.191.16 (COL.)ROBERT F. WEBB, IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES Robert F. Webb was a Colonel of the 6th NCST between July & Nov 1863

THIS IS A PHOTO OF ROBERT F. WEBB, IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES. ON THE BACK IS HAND WRITTEN MESSAGE: "WITH MY BEST WISHES FOR YOUR FUTURE HAPPINESS/ I AM TRULY YOURS/ ROB'T WEBB" (Click on above link to see back of Photo)


H.1951.31.49 COLOR, OVAL PHOTO OF B. J. WHITE, CAPTAIN, COMPANY F, SIXTH REGIMENT, CSA. PHOTO PAINTED RED. TAKEN FROM CLARK'S "NC REGIMENTS".
H.1951.31.51 COLOR, OVAL PHOTO OF N. W. RAY, CAPTAIN, COMPANY G, SIXTH REGIMENT, CSA. PHOTO PAINTED RED. TAKEN FROM CLARK'S "NC REGIMENTS".
H.1951.31.52 COLOR, OVAL, PHOTO OF Warren Grey  TURNER, SECOND LIEUTENANT, COMPANY E, SIXTH REGIMENT, CSA. PHOTO PAINTED RED. TAKEN FROM CLARK'S "NC REGIMENTS".
1986.75.2

(1st LT.) WARREN GREY TURNER PORTRAIT-Member of 6th NCST, Co. E

Resided in Burke County and enlisted in Alamance County at age 24, June 20, 1861, for the war. Appointed Corporal on June 30, 1861, and was elected 3rd Lieutenant on June 17, 1862. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on December 24, 1862. and promoted to 1st Lieutenant on July 1,1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, Vir­ginia, November 7, 1863, and confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until trans­ferred to Johnson's Island, Ohio, November 11, 1863. Paroled at Johnson's Island and transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, March 14, 1865, for exchange. Received at Cox's Wharf, James River, Virginia, March 22, 1865, for exchange.


H.1951.31.53 COLOR, OVAL PHOTO OF WILLIAM PRESTON MANGUM, SECOND LIEUTENANT, COMPANY B, SIXTH REGIMENT, CSA. PHOTO PAINTED RED. TAKEN FROM CLARK'S "NC REGIMENTS".
H.1951.31.54 COLOR, OVAL, PHOTO OF GEORGE W. HOUCK, PRIVATE, COMPANY D, SIXTH REGIMENT, CSA. PHOTO PAINTED RED.TAKEN FROM CLARK'S "NC REGIMENTS".
1987.83.1, A-B Field Glasses- Capt. M. W. Page/ Co. I, 6th N. C. Regt Photo Not Available
19XX.327.17, A UNIFORM BUTTON Photo Not Available
1986.75.1 TENOR DRUM TENOR  DRUM
19XX.77.4 BIBLE Photo Not Available
L.1999.10.2 6th North Carolina Belt Plate Photo Not Available
1914.105.19 Belt Plate OF AN ENLISTED MAN OF THE 6TH REG., NCST. L. WILLIAMS ON BACK Photo Not Available
1916.26.4 RING  BY J. W. YOUNG WHILE IN PT LOOKOUT ISON. Photo Not Available
1916.26.1 Bead Bag made by J. W. Young Bead  Bag made by J. W. Young
1916.26.6 Perfume Bottle used by Young at Pt. Lookout Perfume  Bottle used by Young at Pt. Lookout</
1916.26.3 Ink stand used by Young at Pt. Lookout Photo Not Available


Items Related To  General Robert F. Hoke

19XX.146.33 DEATH MASK of  General R. F. Hoke Death mask
19XX.330.35 Early War Camp Coat Worn by Col. Hoke Camp coat- FrontCamp Coat- Back
1914.89.3 SWORD
1914.89.2 Sword Belt
1914.89.7 Coat

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