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