7th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Ashby's) (Confederate)

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Company A (Fauquier Mountain Rangers)  
 
Company A (Fauquier Mountain Rangers)  
  
Company B (1st)(Howard Dragoons) - many men from Howard County Maryland  
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Company B (1st)(Howard Dragoons) - many&nbsp;men from [[Howard County, Maryland|Howard County, Maryland]]<br>
  
Company B (2nd) (Letcher Brock's Gap Rifles) - many men from [[Rockingham_County,_Virginia|Rockingham County]]
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Company B (2nd) (Letcher Brock's Gap Rifles) - many men from [[Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]]  
  
Company C (Shenandoah Rangers) - many men from [[Shenandoah_County,_Virginia|Shenandoah County]]
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Company C (Shenandoah Rangers) - many men from [[Shenandoah County, Virginia|Shenandoah County]]  
  
Company D (Captain Macon Jordan) - many men from [[Page_County,_Virginia|Page County]]
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Company D (Captain Macon Jordan) - many men from [[Page County, Virginia|Page County]]  
  
 
Company&nbsp;E (Bowen's Mounted Rangers) (also called The Front Royal Company)  
 
Company&nbsp;E (Bowen's Mounted Rangers) (also called The Front Royal Company)  
  
Company F (Hampshire Riflemen) (also known as New Creek Riflemen) - many men from [[Hampshire_County,_Virginia|Hampshire County]], [[Hardy_County,_Virginia|Hardy County]] and Maryland  
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Company F (Hampshire Riflemen) (also known as New Creek Riflemen) - many men from [[Hampshire County, Virginia|Hampshire County]], [[Hardy County, Virginia|Hardy County]] and Maryland  
  
 
Company G ( Mason Rangers) - many men from Maryland  
 
Company G ( Mason Rangers) - many men from Maryland  
  
Company H (1st) (Brock's Gap Sharpshooters) - many men from [[Rockingham_County,_Virginia|Rockingham County]]
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Company H (1st) (Brock's Gap Sharpshooters) - many men from [[Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]]  
  
Company&nbsp;&nbsp;H (2nd) (Captain John C. Shoup) - many men from [[Rockingham_County,_Virginia|Rockingham County]]  
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Company&nbsp;&nbsp;H (2nd) (Captain John C. Shoup) - many men from [[Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]]  
  
Company&nbsp; I&nbsp; (Captain E. A. Shands) - many men from [[Rockingham_County,_Virginia|Rockingham County]]
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Company&nbsp; I&nbsp; (Captain E. A. Shands) - many men from [[Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]]  
  
Company K ( Captain William Miller) - many men from [[Shenandoah_County,_Virginia|Shenandoah County]]
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Company K ( Captain William Miller) - many men from [[Shenandoah County, Virginia|Shenandoah County]]  
  
 
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Contents

Brief History

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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 (Fauquier Mountain Rangers)

Company B (1st)(Howard Dragoons) - many men from Howard County, Maryland

Company B (2nd) (Letcher Brock's Gap Rifles) - many men from Rockingham County

Company C (Shenandoah Rangers) - many men from Shenandoah County

Company D (Captain Macon Jordan) - many men from Page County

Company E (Bowen's Mounted Rangers) (also called The Front Royal Company)

Company F (Hampshire Riflemen) (also known as New Creek Riflemen) - many men from Hampshire County, Hardy County and Maryland

Company G ( Mason Rangers) - many men from Maryland

Company H (1st) (Brock's Gap Sharpshooters) - many men from Rockingham County

Company  H (2nd) (Captain John C. Shoup) - many men from Rockingham County

Company  I  (Captain E. A. Shands) - many men from Rockingham County

Company K ( Captain William Miller) - many men from Shenandoah County


The information above is from 7th Virginia Cavalry, by Richard L. Armstrong.

Other Sources

References

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