24th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)

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24th Cavalry Regiment was organized in June 1864, by consolidating eight companies of the 42nd Virginia Cavalry and two companies of Dearing's Confederate Cavalry. This unit served in General Gary's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, and fought in various conflicts around Richmond. Later it was involved in the Appomattox Campaign and surrendered with 19 officers and 144 men. Its commanders were Colonel William T. Robins, Lieutenant Colonel Theodore G. Barham, and Major John R. Robertson.  
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*Organized in June 1864, by consolidating eight companies of the 42nd Virginia Cavalry and two companies of Dearing's Confederate Cavalry.  
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*This unit served in General Gary's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, and fought in various conflicts around Richmond.  
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*Later it was involved in the Appomattox Campaign and surrendered with 19 officers and 144 men.  
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*Commanders were Colonel William T. Robins, Lieutenant Colonel Theodore G. Barham, and Major John R. Robertson.
  
 
=== Companies ===
 
=== Companies ===

Revision as of 20:52, 2 January 2011

Brief History

  • Organized in June 1864, by consolidating eight companies of the 42nd Virginia Cavalry and two companies of Dearing's Confederate Cavalry.
  • This unit served in General Gary's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, and fought in various conflicts around Richmond.
  • Later it was involved in the Appomattox Campaign and surrendered with 19 officers and 144 men.
  • Commanders were Colonel William T. Robins, Lieutenant Colonel Theodore G. Barham, and Major John R. Robertson.

Companies

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

Sources