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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. 
The 10th Regiment was formerly called the 1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion, and 8th Battalion. 
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.
- Company A (Caskie's Mounted Rangers) - many men from Richmond and Henrico County
- Company B (Carolina Rangers)
- Company C (Captain William W. Flood's Company)
- Company D ( Wise Mounted Guard) - many men from Richmond
- Company E (1st)( Jennings Wise Hussars) - many men from Richmond
- Company F (Albermarle Rangers) - many men from Albermarle County
Company G (The Jackson Rangers) - many men from Jackson County
- Company H ((Valley Rangers) - many men from Rockingham County
Company I (Henrico Light Dragoons) formerly of the 4th Regiment of Cavalry
Company K ( Rosser's Mounted Rangers, Virginia Rangers, or Texas Rangers) - many men from Franklin County
- The information above is from 10th Virginia Cavalry, by robert J. Driver, Jr.
- Company A
- Company B
- Company C
- Company D
- Company E
- Company E 1st
- Company E 2nd
- Company F
- Company G
- Company H
- Company I
- Company K
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.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 November 2010).
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