28th NC Troops
This was Gen. Lane’s old regiment. Col. Speer, now commanding it, writes on the 5th inst., that it “re-enlisted almost to a man today, for the war. It was the first Volunteer Regiment that re-organized for three years or the war, and is now the first Regiment to re-enlist for the war in this Brigade. It is the largest Regiment in the army of Northern Virginia, and has been in all the battles and skirmishes that the Light Division have been in.
Source: Fayetteville Observer, February 15, 1864 as found on www.ncecho.org