18th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)

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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.  
 
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.  
  
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Company A (Danville Blues) - many men from Danville County
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Company A (Danville Blues) - many men from [[Danville,_Virginia|Danville Virginia]]
  
Company B (Danville Grays) - many men from Danville County
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Company B (Danville Grays) - many men from [[Danville,_Virginia|Danville, Virginia]]<br>
  
Company C (Nottoway Rifle Guards) - many men from Nottoway County
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Company C (Nottoway Rifle Guards) - many men from [[Nottoway_County,_Virginia|Nottoway County]]
  
Company D (Prospect Rifle Grays) - many men from Prince Edward County  
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Company D (Prospect Rifle Grays) - many men from [[Prince_Edward_County,_Virginia|Prince Edward County]]
  
Company E (Black Eagle Rifles) - many men from Cumberland County  
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Company E (Black Eagle Rifles) - many men from [[Cumberland_County,_Virginia|Cumberland County]]
  
Company F (Farmville Guard) - many men from Farmville County
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Company F (Farmville Guard) - many men from Farmville, Virginia<br>
  
Company G (Nottoway Grays) - many men from Nottoway County
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Company G (Nottoway Grays) - many men from [[Nottoway_County,_Virginia|Nottoway County]]
  
Company H (Appomattox Grays) - many men from Appomottox County
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Company H (Appomattox Grays) - many men from [[Appomattox_County,_Virginia|Appomattox 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,_Virginia|Pittsylvania County]]
 
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Company &nbsp;K (Charlotte Rifles) - many men from Charlotte County
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Company &nbsp;K (Charlotte Rifles) - many men from [[Charlotte_County,_Virginia|Charlotte County]]
  
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The information above is from ''18th Virginia Infantry'', by James I. Robertson
 
The information above is from ''18th Virginia Infantry'', by James I. Robertson

Revision as of 19:28, 10 October 2011

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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 Virginia

Company B (Danville Grays) - many men from Danville, Virginia

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, Virginia

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

Company H (Appomattox Grays) - many men from Appomattox 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).