5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)

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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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Co. A (Brunswick Guard) with many men from Brunswick County<br>  
  
 
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Contents

Brief History

"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit. [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.

Co. A (Brunswick Guard) with many men from Brunswick County


Other Sources

References

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