1st Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, Local Defense (Confederate)Edit This Page

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Brief History

  • Formed in November 1861, with eight companies.
  • In January 1862, two companies were added to the battalion and it became the 9th Regiment Virginia Cavalry.
  • Lieutenant Colonel John E. Johnson and Major Richard L. T. Beale were in command.
  • also called Lee's Legion


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