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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 (Danville Blues)

Company B (Danville Grays)

Company C (Nottoway Rifle Guards)

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

Company E (Black Eagle Rifles) Cumberland County

Company F (Farmville Guard)

Company G (Nottoway Grays)

Company H (Appomattox Grays)

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

Company  K (Charlotte Rifles)

Other Sources


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


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