18th North Carolina Infantry "The German Volunteers"

✩18th North Carolina Infantry✩

Company A "The German Volunteers"


Welcome by the 18th North Carolina Infantry/

Willkommen bei der 18th North Carolina Infantry

✩"Esse quam videri"✩

(lat.: Be more than it seems)



✩ Introduction ✩

Welcome to our Forum page. We are like our historical model a German unit and are specialized in fighting as skirmishers and sharpshooters. We place great value on historical accuracy without losing the gaming fun. The commands are given in english and transformed into historical formations. Also one detailed basic training will be part of our unit, and the choice of an historical name for our members. Below us are M & B / NaS players, hobby historians and WoR fans of the first hour, all united in their support for the South. So if you want to be part of a friendly community and comradeship is important for you, then join today the "German volunteers".

For more information about us, visit our Steam Guide


✩ History ✩

The 18th Infantry Regiment, formerly the 8thVolunteers, was organized at Camp Wyatt, near Carolina Beach, North Carolina, in July, 1861. Its members were from Wilmington and the counties of Robeson, New Hanover, Bladen, Columbus, and Richmond. It moved to South Carolina, returned to North Carolina, then in the spring of 1862 proceeded to Virginia. The 18th served in General Branch's and Lane's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. After fighting at Hanover Court House, it participated in various conflicts of the army from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor. It continued the fight in the trenches of Petersburg south of the James River and ended the war at Appomattox. This unit was organized with 1,100 men, lost fifty-seven percent of the 396 engaged during the Seven Days' Battles, and reported 14 casualties at Cedar Mountain and 12 at Second Manassas. There were 13 killed and 77 wounded at Fredericksburg and 30 killed and 96 wounded at Chancellorsville. Of the 346 in action at Gettysburg, about twenty-five percent were disabled. It surrendered 11 officers and 73 men at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865, including Major Thomas J. Wooten and captains Benjamin F. Rinaldi and John J. Poisson.

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✩ Company organisation ✩



✩ Contact Information ✩



Have we piqued your interest? Would you like to join us and fight for the glorious South as part of the "German Volunteers", as a tough North Carolina soldier, or just represent your homeland in this American war? Whatever your reasons are, you will be received in a friendly manner and will find your way around quickly.

Original roster of Company A!

So what are you waiting for? Sign up today for the "German Volunteers"!

Company Commander:

Walter,Leopold,Lothar von-Winkler


Sergeant, 1st Platoon, 1st Section:

George,William Mallow


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