18th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)

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Company A (Danville Blues)  
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Company A (Danville Blues) - many men from Danville County
  
Company B (Danville Grays)  
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Company B (Danville Grays) - many men from Danville County
  
Company C (Nottoway Rifle Guards)  
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Company C (Nottoway Rifle Guards) - many men from Nottoway County
  
 
Company D (Prospect Rifle Grays) - many men from Prince Edward County  
 
Company D (Prospect Rifle Grays) - many men from Prince Edward County  
  
Company E (Black Eagle Rifles) Cumberland County  
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Company E (Black Eagle Rifles) - many men from Cumberland County  
  
Company F (Farmville Guard)  
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Company F (Farmville Guard) - many men from Farmville County
  
Company G (Nottoway Grays)
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Company G (Nottoway Grays) - many men from Nottoway County
  
Company H (Appomattox Grays)
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Company H (Appomattox Grays) - many men from Appomottox County
  
Company&nbsp; I&nbsp; (Spring Garden Blues) - many men from Pittsylvania County
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Company&nbsp; I&nbsp; (Spring Garden Blues) - many men from Pittsylvania County  
  
Company &nbsp;K (Charlotte Rifles)
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Company &nbsp;K (Charlotte Rifles) - many men from Charlotte County
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The information above is from ''18th Virginia Infantry'', by James I. Robertson
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Contents

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 (Danville Blues) - many men from Danville County

Company B (Danville Grays) - many men from Danville County

Company C (Nottoway Rifle Guards) - many men from Nottoway County

Company D (Prospect Rifle Grays) - many men from Prince Edward County

Company E (Black Eagle Rifles) - many men from Cumberland County

Company F (Farmville Guard) - many men from Farmville County

Company G (Nottoway Grays) - many men from Nottoway County

Company H (Appomattox Grays) - many men from Appomottox County

Company  I  (Spring Garden Blues) - many men from Pittsylvania County

Company  K (Charlotte Rifles) - many men from Charlotte County


The information above is from 18th Virginia Infantry, by James I. Robertson

Other Sources

References

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