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Units 9th through 10th

  • 9th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Johnson's) (Confederate)
    9th Cavalry Regiment was formed in January, 1862, using the 1st Battalion Virginia Cavalry as its nucleus. Its companies were from the counties of Stafford, Caroline, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Essex, Spotsylvania, Lunenburg, King William, King George, and Richmond.
    It surrendered 1 officer and 26 men. The field officers were Colonels Richard L.T. Beale, John E. Johnson, William H.F. Lee, and Thomas Waller; Lieutenant Colonel Meriwether Lewis; and Major Samuel A. Swann.
  • 9th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    9th Cavalry Regiment completed its organization at Portsmouth, Virginia, in July, 1861. Its members were from Portsmouth and the counties of Roanoke, Chesterfield, Isle of Wight, Nansemond, Lunenburg, Dinwiddie, and Norfolk.
    Many were captured at Five Forks and Sayler's Creek, and surrendered 2 officers and 37 men on April 9, 1865. Its field officers were Colonels David J. Godwin, James J. Phillips, and Francis H. Smith; Lieutenant Colonels James S. Gilliam, John T.L. Preston, and William J. Richardson; and Majors Stapleton Crutchfield, Makr B. Hardin, and John C. Owens.
  • 10th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Allen's) (Confederate)
    Was organized at Richmond, Virginia, in April, 1862, with five companies. The unit served in the Department of Richmond until 1865 when it was transferred as infantry to the Army of Northern Virginia. Majors William Allen and James O. Hensley were in command.
    Associated unit:
    Brandon Light Artillery completed its organization in May, 1861 and became Company E of the 1st Regiment Virginia Artillery. It was detached in December and assigned to J.R.C. Lewis' Battalion, a temporary field command. Later the unit became Company D, 10th Battalion Virginia Heavy Artillery and was then known as the Jamestown Heavy Artillery.Its commander was Captain William Allen.
  • 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion) (Confederate)
    Formerly called 1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion, and 8th Battalion,
    Organized in May, 1862. Many of the men were from Richmond and Albermarle, Rockingham, and Henrico counties.
    It took 236 effectives to Gettysburg and surrendered with 3 officers and 19 men. Its commanders were Colonels Robert A. Caskie, William B. Clement, and J. Lucius Davis; Lieutenant Colonel Zachariah S. McGruder; and Major J.
  • 10th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Was assembled at Harper's Ferry during the late spring of 1861. Four companies of the 4th Regiment Virginia Volunteers, a militia unit, were united with other volunteer companies to make up the regiment. An eleventh company was added to the command in April, 1862. Its men were raised in the counties of Shenandoah, Rockingham, Page, and Madison.
    On April 9, 1865, it surrendered with 2 officers and 43 men. The field officers wer Colonels Simeon B. Gibbons and Edward T.H. Warren, Lieutenant Colonels Dorilas H.L. Martz and Samuel T. Walker, and Majors Isaac G. Coffman and Joshua Stover.

Units 11th through 15th

  • 11th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    Was organized in February, 1863, by consolidating the 17th Battalion Virginia Cavalry, one company from the 24th Battalion Virginia Cavalry, and two companies of the 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, and two companies of the 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry.
    It then disbanded as there were no members of the 11th at Appomattox. The field officers were Colonels Oliver R. Funsten and Lunsford L. Lomax, Lieutenant Colonel Matt D. Ball, and Majors William H. Harness and Edward H. McDonald.
    Predecessor unit:
    17th Cavalry Battalion [also called 1st Battalion] was organized in June, 1862, with seven companies. During February, 1863, it merged into the 11th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. Lieutenant Colonel Oliver R. Funsten and Major William Patrick were in command.
  • 11th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Was organized at Lynchburg, Virginia, in May, 1861, and accepted into Confederate service in July. Its members were raised in the counties of Campbell, Botetourt, Montgomery, Fauquier, Culpeper, and Rockbridge.
    Many were captured at Sayler's Creek, and only 1 officer and 28 men surrendered. The field officers were Colonels David Funsten, Samuel Garland, Jr., Maurice S. Langhorne, and Kirkwood Otey; and Majors Adam Clement, Carter H. Harrison, and J.R. Hutter.
  • 12th Battalion, Virginia Light Artillery (Confederate)
    Organized with four companies during May, 1862. Because the companies did not always serve together, the history of each is given under its own designation. They are: Company A (1st) - Brooke's Battery; Company A (2nd) - Sturdivant's Battery; Company B - Martin's Battery; Company C - Eubank's-Taylor's Battery; and Company D - Harrington Light Artillery (assigned to the 13th North Carolina Artillery Battalion in November, 1863.) Major Francis J. Boggs was in command.
    Associated unit:
    Martin's Battery was organized in April, 1862, with men from North Carolina and Virginia. For a time it was attached to the 12th Battalion Virginia Artillery. Later the men from North Carolina were transferred to the 13th North Carolina Artillery Battalion. Richmond. Captain S. Taylor Martin was in command.
  • 12th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    Was organized at Conrad's Store, Virginia, in June, 1862, with companies from the 7th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, (also called 10th Regiment).
    During mid-April, 1865, it disbanded. The field officers were Colonel Asher W. Harman, Lieutenant Colonels Richard H. Burks and Thomas B. Massie, and Major John L. Knott.
  • 12th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Was organized at Norfolk, Virginia, in May, 1861, using the 4th Battalion Virginia Volunteers as its nucleus. Its members were from Petersburg, Richmond, Hicksford, and Norfolk.
    Of the 348 engaged at Gettysburg, only four percent were disabled. It surrendered 12 officers and 177 men. The field officers were Colonels Everard M. Feild and David A. Weisiger; Lieutenant Colonels John R. Lewellen and Fielding L. Taylor; and Majors Edgar L. Brockett, Richard W. Jones, and John P. May.
  • 13th Battalion, Virginia Light Artillery (Confederate)
    Was formed late in 1863 with three companies. Because the companies did not always served together, the history of each is given under its own designation. They are: Company A - Otey's-Walker's Battery; Company B - Ringgold Light Artillery; and Company C - Davidson's-Chamberlyne's Battery. The field officers were Lieutenant Colonel J. Floyd King, and Majors Wade H. Gibbes and William M. Owen.
    Associated units:
    Ringgold Light Artillery was organized in February, 1862. It was attached to the 13th Battalion Virginia Artillery but for some time operated as an independent command. The battery was then attached to W.H. Gibbes’ Battalion, Army of Northern Virginia, participated in the defense of Petersburg, and ended the war at Appomattox as infantry. Its commanders were Captains Crispin Dickenson and Timothy H. Stamps.
    Davidson's-Chamberlayne's Battery was assembled in April, 1862, with men from Southwestern Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky. It was attached to the 13th Battalion Virginia Artillery, but served as an independent command.
    It participated in the defense of Petersburg and Richmond, and disbanded early in 1865. The battery was commanded by Captains John H. Chamberlayne and George S. Davidson.
  • 13th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12th Months, 1861-62) (Confederate)
    Was formed in July, 1862, using the 16th Battalion Virginia Cavalry as its nucleus. The men were from Petersburg and the counties of Southampton, Sussex, Prince George, Surry, and Nansemond.
    This regiment had 298 men in action in Gettysburg and surrendered on April 9, 1865, with 10 officers and 78 men. The field officers were Colonels John R. Chambliss, Jr. and Jefferson C. Phillips; Lieutenant Colonels Alexander Savage and Thomas H. Upshaw; and Majors Benjamin W. Belsches, Joseph E. Gillette, and Benjamin F. Winfield.
  • 13th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Completed its organization during the summer of 1861 with men from Winchester and Culpeper, Orange, Louisa, and Hampshire counties.
    The unit sustained heavy losses at Cedar Creek and surrendered with 10 officers and 52 men. Its commanders were Colonels George A. Goodman, Ambrose P. Hill, James B. Terrill, and James A. Walker; and Majors Charles T. Crittenden and John B. Sherrard.
  • 14th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Burroughs') (Confederate)
    Organized in May, 1862, with four companies (also called Chesapeake Battalion). It included three companies from the 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, Provisional Army.
    In September it was consolidated with the 15th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. Major Edgar Burroughs was in command.
  • 14th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    Organized in September, 1862, with nine companies, some of which had previously served in Jackson's Squadron Virginia Cavalry. The tenth company was made up of surplus men of the other companies.
    Disbanded in April, 1865. The field officers were Colonels James Cochran and Charles E. Thorburn, Lieutenant Colonels Robert A. Bailey and John A. Gibson, and Majors B. Frank Eakle and George Jackson.
  • 14th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Was organized in May, 1861. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Amelia, Bedford, Fluvanna, Chesterfield, Halifax, and Mecklenburg.
    Only 7 officers and 49 men surrendered on April 9, 1865. The field officers were Colonels James G. Hodges and William White; Lieutenant Colonels Moses F.T. Evans, David J. Godwin, Parke Poindexter, and William W. Wood; and Majors Robert H. Poore and William D. Shelton.
  • 15th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    15th Cavalry Regiment was formed in September, 1862, by consolidating the 14th and 15th Battalions Virginia Cavalry. On November 8, 1864, was absorbed by the 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. The field officers were Colonels William B. Ball and Charles R. Collins, Lieutenant Colonel John Critcher, and Major Edgar Burroughs.
  • 15th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Was organized in May, 1861, with men from Richmond and Henrico and Hanover counties.
    On April 9, 1865, it surrendered with 69 officers and men. The field officers were Colonel Thomas P. August; Lieutenant Colonels James R. Crenshaw, Emmett M. Morrison, Thomas G. Peyton, and St. George Tucker; and Majors C.H. Clarke and John S. Walker.

Units 16th through 19th

  • 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    16th Cavalry Regiment was formed at Camp Zirkle, near Salem, Virginia,in January, 1863, by consolidating six companies of Ferguson's Battalion with four companies of O. Caldwell's Battalion.
    It disbanded in April, 1865. The field officers were Colonel Milton J. Ferguson, Lieutenant Colonel William L. Graham, and Major James H. Hounnan.
  • 16th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    16th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in May, 1861, with ten companies. However, because of various reorganizations and transfers, the unit contained only seven after November 1, 1862. The men were from Suffolk and Portsmouth and the counties of Nansemond, Isle of Wight, Sussex, and Chesterfield.
    It surrendered with 10 officers and 114 men. The field officers were Colonels Raleigh E. Colston, Charles A. Crump, Stapleton Crutchfield, Joseph H. Ham, and Henry T. Parrish, Lieutenant Colonels John C. Page and Richard O. Whitehead; and Majors Francis D. Holladay and John T. Woodhouse.
  • 17th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    17th Cavalry Regiment was organized at Salem, Virginia, in January, 1863, by consolidating the 33rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry with three new companies.
    In April, 1865, it disbanded at Lynchburg. The field officers were Colonel William H. French, Lieutenant Colonel William C. Tavenner, and Major Frederick F. Smith.
  • 17th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Was organized at Manassas Junction, Virginia, in June, 1861, using the 6th Battalion Virginia Infantry as its nucleus. Men of this unit were recruited in the counties of Warren, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, and Fauquier.
    Many were captured at Sayler's Creek, and 2 officers and 46 men surrendered on April 9, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Montgomery D. Corse, Arthur Herbert, and Morton Marye; Lieutenant Colonels William Munford and Grayson Tyler; and Majors George W. Brent and Robert H. Simpson.
  • 18th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Confederate)
    Was organized in June, 1862, with men from Norfolk and Alexandria, and Southampton, Isle of Wight, and York counties. In April, 1865, the unit was assigned to Barton's Brigade as infantry.
    It surrendered with 2 officers and 23 men. Major Mark B. Hardin was in command.
    Predecessor unit:
    Alexandria Light Artillery was organized in March, 1861, and mustered into Confederate service in April. Was assigned to C.E. Lightfoot's Battalion in the Department of Richmond.
    In January, 1864, the company was dismounted and merged into the 18th Battalion Virginia Heavy Artillery. Captains Delaware Kemper and David L. Smoot were its commanders.
  • 18th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    18th Cavalry Regiment was organized in December, 1862. Most of its members had served in the 1st Regiment Virginia Partisan Rangers (subsequently the 62nd Regiment Virginia Infantry).
    It served in the Shenandoah Valley and disbaned during April, 1865. The field officers were Colonel George W. Imboden, Lieutenant Colonel David E. Beall, and Major Alex. Monroe.
  • 18th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    18th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in May, 1861. Its members were recruited at Danville and Farmville, and in the counties of Nottoway, Cumberland, Prince Edward, Appomattox, Pittsylvania, and Charlotte.
    Many were captured at Sayler's Creek and only 2 officers and 32 men surrendered. The field officers were Colonels Henry A. Carrington and Robert E. Withers, Lieutenant Colonel George C. Cabell, and Major Edwin G. Wall.
  • 19th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    Was formed in April, 1863, using the 3rd Regiment Virginia State Line as its nucleus.
    Took part in the operations in the Shenandoah Valley and disbanded during April, 1865. Its commanders were Colonel William L. Jackson, Lieutenant Colonel William P. Thompson, and Majors George Downs and Joseph K. Kesler.
  • 19th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    19th Infantry Regiment, organized at Manassas Junction, Virginia, in May, 1861, contained men recruited at Charlottesville and in the counties of Albemarle, Nelson, and Amherst.
    Many were captured at Sayler's Creek, and only 1 officer and 29 men surrendered. The field officers were Colonels P. St. George Cocke, Henry Gantt, Armistead T.M. Rust, and John B. Strange; Lieutenant Colonels John T. Ellis, Charles S. Peyton, and Bennett Taylor; and Majors Waller M. Boyd and William Watts.

Units 20th through 24th

  • 20th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Confederate)
    20th Heavy Artillery Battalion was organized and accepted into Confederate service at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, in June, 1862.
    It participated in the Appomattox Campaign and surrendered with 11 men.
    Majors Johnston DeLagnel and James E. Robertson were in command.
  • 20th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    20th Cavalry Regiment was organized in August, 1863, and was composed of "North Western Virginians." It disbanded in mid-April, 1865.
    The field officers were Colonel W.W. Arnett, Lieutenant Colonels Dudley Evans and John B. Lady, and Major Elihu Hutton.
  • 20th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    20th Infantry Regiment was assembled in July, 1861, with men from Richmond and the counties of Lunenburg, Powhatan, Buckingham, Prince Edward, Halifax, and Brunswick.
    Two companies were captured in the fight at Rich Mountain and in September five companies were disbanded. An unsuccessful attempt was made to reorganize, and later the two companies were assigned to the 59th Virginia Regiment.
    Lieutenant Colonels James R. Crenshaw, John Pegram, and Nathaniel Tyler were in command.
  • 21st Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    21st Infantry Battalion [also called Pound Gap or Special Service Battalion] was organized during the fall of 1861 with six companies. November, 1862, it merged into the 64th Regiment Virginia Infantry.
    Lieutenant Colonel Campbell Slemp and Major John B. Thompson were in command.
  • 21st Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    Organized in August, 1862, with companies which had served in the Virginia State Line.
    During mid-April, 1865, the regiment disbanded.
    Its field officers were Colonel W.E. Peters, Lieutenant Colonel David Edmundson, and Major Stephen P. Halsey.
  • 21st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Organized in June and mustered into Confederate service in July, 1861, at Fredericksburg, Virginia. Most of the men were recruited in the city of Richmond and the counties of Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Cumberland, and Buckingham.
    Only 6 officers and 50 men surrendered.
    The field officers were Colonels William Gilham, John M. Patton, Jr., and William A. Witcher; Lieutenant Colonels Richard H. Cunningham, Jr., and William P. Moseley; and Majors William R. Berkeley, Alfred D. Kelly, John B. Moseley, and Scott Shipp.
  • 22nd Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    22nd Infantry Battalion [also called 2nd Battalion] was organized with six companies of the 2nd Regiment Virginia Artillery.
    On December 22,1864, the battalion was disbanded and its members distributed among other Virginia commands.
    The field officers were Lieutenant Colonels James C. Johnson and Edward P. Tayloe, and Major John S. Bowles.
  • 22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment) (Confederate)
    22nd Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 1st Kanawha Regiment, was organized and accepted into Confederate service in July, 1861. Its members were from the counties of Jackson, Craig, Nicholas, Alleghany, Wyoming, and Boone.
    It participated in the Shenandoah Valley operations, and disbanded during the spring of 1865.
    The field officers were Colonels George S. Patton and C.Q. Tompkins; Lieutenant Colonels Andrew R. Barbee, William A. Jackson, and John C. McDonald; and Majors Robert A. Bailey and Isaac N. Smith.
  • 23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Formed in January, 1862, with five companies, later increased to eight.
    In mid-April, 1865, disbanded.
    The field officers were Lieutenant Colonel Clarence Derrick; and Majors William Blessing, William P. Cecil, and David S. Hounshell.
  • 23rd Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    Organized in April, 1864, by consolidating seven companies of the 41st Cavalry Battalion and two companies of O'Ferrall's Battalion.
    It disbanded during April, 1865.
    The field officers were Colonel Robert White, Lieutenant Colonel Charles T. O'Ferrall, and Major Fielding H. Calmese.
  • 23rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Completed its organization in May, 1861. Its members were recruited at Richmond and in the counties of Louisa, Amelia, Halifax, Goochland, Prince Edward, and Charlotte.
    It ended the war at Appomattox, surrendered with 8 officers and 49 men.
    The field officers were Colonels Alexander G. Taliaferro and William B. Taliaferro; Lieutenant Colonels Clayton G. Coleman, Jr., James H. Crenshaw, George W. Curtis, John P. Fitzgerald, and Simeon T. Walton; and Majors J.D. Camden, Joseph H. Pendleton, Andrew J. Richardson, and Andrew V. Scott.
  • 24th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    Organized in June, 1864, by consolidating eight companies of the 42nd Virginia Cavalry and two companies of Dearing's Confederate Cavalry.
    It was involved in the Appomattox Campaign and surrendered with 19 officers and 144men.
    Predecessor unit:
    42nd Cavalry Battalion was organized in September, 1863, by consolidating the 32nd and 40th Battalions Virginia Cavalry.
    June 1864, it merged into the 24th Regiment Virginia Cavalry.
  • 24th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    Assembled in June, 1861, with men from Floyd, Franklin, Carroll, Giles, Pulaski, Mercer, and Henry Counties.
    Many were lost at Sayler's Creek with no officers and 22 men surrendered on April 9, 1865.

Units 25th through 34th

  • 25th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    Organized in July, 1864, using the 27th Battalion Virginia Partisan Rangers as its nucleus.
    During April, 1865, it disbanded.
    Its commanders were Colonel Warren M. Hopkins, Lieutenant Colonel Henry A. Edmundson, and Major Sylvester R. McConnell.
  • 25th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Heck's) (Confederate)
    25th Infantry Regiment was organized during the early summer of 1861 and included the four companies of the 9th Battalion Virginia Infantry. Its members were raised in Upshur, Augusta, Highland, Bath, Pendleton, and Rockbridge counties.
    There were no members of the 25th at Appomattox on April 9, 1865.
    The field officers were Colonels John C. Higginbotham, George A. Porterfield, and George H. Smith; Lieutenant Colonels Patrick B. Duffy, Jonathon M. Heck, Robert D. Lilley, and John A. Robinson; and Majors Wilson Harper, Albert G. Reger, and William T. Thompson.
  • 26th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
    26th Cavalry Regiment was formed in December, 1864, by consolidating the 46th and 47th Battalions Virginia Cavalry.
    It disbanded during the spring of 1865.
    Lieutenant Colonel Joseph K. Kesler and Major Henry D. Ruffner were in command.
  • 26th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    26th Infantry Regiment was organized during May and June, 1861, with men recruited in the counties of Gloucester, King and Queen, and Mathews. It was transferred to the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.
    Many were captured at Sayler's Creek and on April 9, 1865, there were 15 officers and 81 men present.
    The field officers were Colonels Charles A. Crump and Powhatan R. Page; Lieutenant Colonel James C. Coucill; and Majors Patrick H. Fitzhugh, Joshua L. Garrett, William K. Perrin, and William H. Wheelwright.
  • 27th Battalion Partisan Rangers (Confederate)
    Formed in September, 1862, with seven companies, later increased to nine. In July it merged into the 25th Regiment Virginia Cavalry.
    Lieutenant Colonel Henry A. Edmundson was in command.
  • 27th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    27th Infantry Regiment was organized in May, 1861, and accepted into Confederate service in July. The men were from the counties of Alleghany, Rockbridge, Monroe, Greenbrier, and Ohio. It contained only eight companies and became part of the famous Stonewall Brigade.
    At Gettysburg about thirty percent were disabled. Only 1 officer and 20 men surrendered.
    The field officers were Colonels John Echols, James K. Edmondson, William A. Gordon, and A.J. Grisby; Lieutenant Colonels Charles L. Haynes and Daniel M. Shriver; and Majors Philip F. Frazer and Elisha F. Paxton.
  • 28th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    28th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Lynchburg, Virginia, in June, 1861. Its members were raised in the counties of Botetourt, Craig, Bedford, Campbell, and Roanoke.
    Many were captured at Sayler's Creek, and 3 officers and 51 men surrendered on April 9, 1865.
    The field officers were Colonels Robert C. Allen, Robert T. Preston, and William Watts; Lieutenant Colonels Samuel B. Paul and William L. Wingfield; and Majors Michael P. Spesard and Nathaniel C. Wilson.
  • 29th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    29th Infantry Regiment was authorized in November, 1861, However, this organization never took place.
    Moore's five companies from Abingdon and companies raised in the spring of 1862 evidently made up the nine-company regiment.
    Many were lost at Sayler's Creek, and only 1 officer and 27 men surrendered on April 9, 1865.
    The field officers were Colonels James Giles and Alfred C. Moore; Lieutenant Colonels Alexander Haynes, William Leigh, and Edwin R. Smith; and Majors Ebenezer Bruster, William R.B. Horne, and Isaac White.
  • 30th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    30th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Fredericksburg, Virginia, in June, 1861. Men of this unit were from Fredericksburg and the counties of Spotsylvania, Caroline, Stafford, and King George.
    Many were lost at Five Forks and Sayler's Creek, and on April 9, 1865, it surrendered with 8 officers and 82 men.
    The field officers were Colonels R.M. Cary and Robert S. Chew, Lieutenant Colonels John M. Gouldin and Archibald T. Harrison, and Majors William S. Barton and Robert O. Peatross.
  • 31st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
    31st Infantry Regiment was organized under W.L. Jackson and mustered into Confederate service in July, 1861. Many of its members were raised in Marion, Pendleton, and Gilmer counties.
    At Gettysburg, ten percent were disabled. On April 9, 1865, it surrendered with 7 officers and 49 men of which 22 were armed.
    The field officers were Colonels John S. Hoffman, William L. Jackson, and Samuel H. Reynolds; Lieutenant Colonels Francis M. Boykin, Alfred H. Jackson, and J.S. Kerr McCutchen; and Majors James C. Arbogast, Joseph H. Chenoweth, and William P. Cooper.

 

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