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Brief History

  • Organized during the spring of 1862 with four companies.
  • Attached to the Army of Northern Virginia, the unit served under J. E. B. Stuart.
  • In September it was consolidated with the 14th Cavalry Battalion to form the 15th Regiment Virginia Cavalry.
  • Major John Critcher was in command.
  • Also called Northern Neck Rangers and Critcher's Battalion.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Field and Staff
Company A
Company B
Company C
Company D



Other Sources

National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).

 

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