1st Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, Local Defense (Confederate)

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*Formed in November 1861, with eight companies.  
 
*Formed in November 1861, with eight companies.  
 
*In January 1862, two companies were added to the battalion and it became the 9th Regiment Virginia Cavalry.  
 
*In January 1862, two companies were added to the battalion and it became the 9th Regiment Virginia Cavalry.  
*Lieutenant Colonel John E. Johnson and Major Richard L. T. Beale were in command.
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*Lieutenant Colonel John E. Johnson and Major Richard L. T. Beale were in command.  
 
*also called Lee's Legion
 
*also called Lee's Legion
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Revision as of 01:30, 4 November 2010

Brief History

  • Formed in November 1861, with eight companies.
  • In January 1862, two companies were added to the battalion and it became the 9th Regiment Virginia Cavalry.
  • Lieutenant Colonel John E. Johnson and Major Richard L. T. Beale were in command.
  • also called Lee's Legion


Companies

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