Lapels hung with medals, Stanly County's surviving Civil War Veterans, pose on the steps of the Albemarle Central School in this undated portrait. Although the county initially voted against secession, organizers eventually raised six companies of local men for the confederate cause. The known names of some of these men are: George Monroe Misenheimer; Benjamin Franklin Snuggs - 14th Reg. Co. H, NC Albemarle; William McKinley Huneycutt - 42nd Red. Co, H, NC (Norwood); Lt. Col John Morehead Jenkins - 44th Reg. Co., G, NC & 28th Reg. Co., D, NC; Darling Ephraim Huneycutt "sitting" 42nd Reg. Co., C, NC, Myrick A. Howard (Harward) - 42nd Reg. Co., H, NC; Daniel Columbus Hinson - 42nd Reg. Co., H, NC (Big Lick); Joseph Simeon Curlee - 42nd Reg. Co., H, NC (Tyson); Ebbin Biles; Archibald Irenus Eudy - 42nd Reg. Co., H, NC (Big Lick); Tilman A. Harwood; John L. Lambert; Franklin Cooper - 42nd Reg. Co., C, NC; Turner Johnson; Henry Clay Eudy - 42nd Reg. Co., C, NC; Henry Harrison Eudy - 70th Reg. Co., G & 28th Co., D (Millingport); Harrison Huneycutt; Isaac Shoe (Finger); William Cisero Pickler - 70th Reg. Co., G, NC jr. Res. (Albemarle).