20th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)

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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Virginia Military Records|Virginia Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] 20th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry''
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=== Brief History ===
  
 
*Organized in August 1863, and was composed of "North Western Virginians."  
 
*Organized in August 1863, and was composed of "North Western Virginians."  
 
*The unit served in W. L. Jackson's Brigade and confronted the Federals in western Virginia and in the Shenandoah Valley.  
 
*The unit served in W. L. Jackson's Brigade and confronted the Federals in western Virginia and in the Shenandoah Valley.  
 
*It disbanded in mid April, 1865.  
 
*It disbanded in mid April, 1865.  
*Field officers: Colonel W. W. Arnett, Lieutenant Colonels Dudley Evans and John B. Lady, and Major Elihu Hutton.
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*Field officers: Colonel W. W. Arnett, Lieutenant Colonels Dudley Evans and John B. Lady, and Major Elihu Hutton.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>
  
=== Companies ===
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
  
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_fld_staff.html Field and Staff]
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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.
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:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_a.html Company A]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_a.html Company A]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_b.html Company B]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_b.html Company B]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_c.html Company C]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_c.html Company C]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_d.html Company D]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_d.html Company D]  
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_e.html Company E]
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:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_e.html Company E]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_f.html Company F]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_f.html Company F]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_g.html Company G]  
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_g.html Company G]  
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:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_k.html Company K]
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/20th_cav_rgt_rost_k.html Company K]
  
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National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
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Revision as of 03:27, 25 January 2011

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Contents

Brief History

  • Organized in August 1863, and was composed of "North Western Virginians."
  • The unit served in W. L. Jackson's Brigade and confronted the Federals in western Virginia and in the Shenandoah Valley.
  • It disbanded in mid April, 1865.
  • Field officers: Colonel W. W. Arnett, Lieutenant Colonels Dudley Evans and John B. Lady, and Major Elihu Hutton.[1]

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.

Field and Staff
Company A
Company B
Company C
Company D
Company E
Company F
Company G
Company H
Company I
Company K


Other Sources

National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.

References

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