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Brief History

  • Organized in September 1862, with nine companies, some of which had previously served in Jackson's Squadron Virginia Cavalry.
  • The unit was attached to Jenkins', Echols', and McCausland's Brigade.
  • It skirmished in western Virginia, then saw action at Droop Mountain and Lewisburg.
  • During January 1864, it had 29 officers and 424 men present for duty.
  • The 14th continued the fight in Western Virginia, took part in the operations in the Shenandoah Valley, and disbanded in April 1865.
  • Field officers: Colonels James Cochran and Charles E. Thorburn, Lieutenant Colonels Robert A. Bailey and John A. Gibson, and Majors B. Frank Eakle and George Jackson.




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