10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion) (Confederate)

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry was organized in May, 1862. The commanders were Colonels Robert A. Caskie, William B. Clement, and J. Lucius Davis; Lieutenant Colonel Zachariah S. McGruder; and Major J. Travis Rosser.  
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The 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry was organized in May, 1862. The commanders were Colonels Robert A. Caskie, William B. Clement, and J. Lucius Davis; Lieutenant Colonel Zachariah S. McGruder; and Major J. Travis Rosser. <ref name="cwss" />
  
The 10th Regiment was formerly called the 1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion, and 8th Battalion. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 November 2010).</ref>  
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The 10th Regiment was formerly called the 1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion, and 8th Battalion. <ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 November 2010).</ref>
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===

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Brief History

The 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry was organized in May, 1862. The commanders were Colonels Robert A. Caskie, William B. Clement, and J. Lucius Davis; Lieutenant Colonel Zachariah S. McGruder; and Major J. Travis Rosser. [1]

The 10th Regiment was formerly called the 1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion, and 8th 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.

  • Many of the men were from Richmond and Albermarle, Rockingham, and Henrico counties.



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. 1.0 1.1 National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 November 2010).