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Brief History

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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.

Company A (Alexandria Riflemen) - many men from Alexandria County

Company B ( Warren Rifles) - many men from Warren County

Company C ( Loudoun Guard) - many men from Loudoun County

Company D ( Fairfax Riflemen) many men from Fairfax County

Company E ( Mount Vernon Guards) - many men from Alexandria County

Company F ( Prince William Rifles) - many men from Prince William County

Company G ( Emmett Guards) - many men from Alexandria County

Company H ( Old Dominion Rifles) - many men from Alexandria County

Company  I  (O'Connell Guards) - many men from Alexandria County

Company K ( Warrenton Rifles) - many men from Alexandria County

The information above is from 17th Virginia Infantry, by Lee A. Wallace, Jr.



Other Sources

References

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

 

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