Any info. Civil War Service Records about Marcellus Denning Name: Marcellus Denning Company: L Unit: 21 North Carolina Infantry. Rank - Induction: Sergeant Rank - Discharge: Sergeant Allegiance: Confederate
· 21st Infantry Regiment, formerly the 11th Volunteers, was a twelve company command organized at Danville, Virginia, in June, 1861. Men of this unit were recruited in Davidson, Surry, Forsyth, Stokes, Rockingham, and Guilford counties. It was assigned to General Trimble's, Hoke's, Godwin's, and W.G. Lewis' Brigade. After taking part in the Battle of First Manassas and Jackson's Valley operations, the 21st participated in many conflicts of the army from the S even Days' Battles to Bristoe. It was then involved in the engagements at Plymouth , Drewry's Bluff , and Cold Harbor, marched with Early to the Shenandoah Valle y, and saw action around Appomattox . The unit sustained 80 casualties at First Winchester , 13 at Cross Keys and Port Republic , 45 during the Seven Days' Battles, 51 at Groveton , 18 at Sharpsburg , and 24 at Fredericksburg . It lost 78 at Chancellorsville , twenty-eight percent of the 436 at Gettysburg , and 52 at Plymouth . In April, 1865, it surrendered with 6 officers and 117 men of which 40 were armed.
Denning Jr., Joel NC 8TH Regiment Senior Reserves Denning, C. W. Clak's Special Battalion, NC Militia Denning, Charles W. NC 2nd Regiment Detailed Men E Denning, Geo. W. Clak's Special Battalion, NC Militia Denning, Gordon S. NC 2nd Battalion Local Defense Troops C Denning, James NC 5th Regiment Infantry D Denning, James Clak's Special Battalion, NC Militia L Denning, Jesse F. NC 2nd Regiment Detailed Men H Denning, Jesse M. NC 7th Battalion Junor Reserves A Denning, Jesse T. NC 2nd Regiment Detailed Men H Denning, John J. NC 2nd Regiment Detailed Men H Denning, Josiah 51th Regiment, NC Infantry I Denning, Marcellus NC 21st Regiment Infantry L Denning, Nathan NC 2nd Regiment Artillery B