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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
- Company B
- Company C
- Company D
- Company E
- Company F
- Company G
- Company H
- Company I
- Company K
- Unknown Companies
- Transfers from other companies
- Alexander, John Henry. Mosby's Men. New York: The Neale Publishing Co., 1907. FHL Fiche 6082814 (3 fiche).
- Crawford, J. Marshall. Mosby and His Men: A Record of the Adventures of that Renowned Partisan Ranger, John S. Mosby, Colonel C.S.A.: Including the Exploits of Smith, Chapman, Richards, Montjoy, Turner, Russell, Glasscock, and the Men Under Them. New York: G.W. Carleton & Co., 1867. FHL Fiche 6082815 (5 fiche).
- Mosby, John S. Mosby's War Reminiscences and Stuart's Cavalry Campaigns. Boston, Mass.: Geo. A. Jones & Co., 1887. Digital version at Google Books; FHL Fiche 6082818 (3 fiche). 1898 edition: FHL Fiche 6082819 (3 fiche).
- Williamson, James Joseph. Mosby's Rangers: A Record of the Operations of the Forty-Third Battalion Virginia Cavalry, from Its Organization to the Surrender, from the Diary of a Private, Supplemented and Verified with Official Reports of Federal Officers and Also of Mosby, with Personal Reminiscences, Sketches of Skirmishes, Battles and Bivouacs, Dashing Raids and Daring Adventures, Scenes and Incidents in the History of Mosby's Command Containing Over 200 Illustrations, Including Portraits of Many of Mosby's Men and of Federal Officers with Whom They Came in Contact, Views, Engagements, etc.; Maps of Mosby's Confederacy and Localities in which He Operated; Muster Rolls, Occupation and Present Whereabouts of Surviving Members. New York: R.B. Kenyon, 1896. FHL Fiche 6082826 (6 fiche).
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