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.  
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*In January 1862, two companies were added to the battalion and it became the [[Johnson's_9th_Regiment,_Virginia_Cavalry|9th Regiment Virginia Cavalry]].  
 
*Lieutenant Colonel John E. Johnson and Major Richard L. T. Beale were in command.  
 
*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 18:13, 2 January 2011

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

Rosters A-C