8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)

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*Field officers: Colonels James M. Corns and Walter H. Jenifer; Lieutenant Colonels Thomas P. Bowen, A. F. Cook, Henry Fitzhugh, and Albert G. Jenkins; and Major P. M. Edmondson.
 
*Field officers: Colonels James M. Corns and Walter H. Jenifer; Lieutenant Colonels Thomas P. Bowen, A. F. Cook, Henry Fitzhugh, and Albert G. Jenkins; and Major P. M. Edmondson.
  
=== Companies ===
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=== Companies ===
  
 
*Many of the men were recruited in Smyth, Nelson, Kanawha, and Tazewell counties.  
 
*Many of the men were recruited in Smyth, Nelson, Kanawha, and Tazewell counties.  
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*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/8th_cav_rgt_rost_e.html Company E]  
 
*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/8th_cav_rgt_rost_e.html Company E]  
 
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*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/8th_cav_rgt_rost_g.html Company G]  
 
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*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/8th_cav_rgt_rost_h.html Company H]  
 
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*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/8th_cav_rgt_rost_k.html Company K]  
 
*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/8th_cav_rgt_rost_k.html Company K]  
 
*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/8th_cav_rgt_rost_L.html Company L]
 
*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/8th_cav_rgt_rost_L.html Company L]
  
 
=== Sources ===
 
=== Sources ===

Revision as of 20:45, 2 January 2011

Brief History

  • Organized early in 1862 with nine companies but increased its number to eleven in July.
  • The unit confronted the Federals in western Virginia, fought in East Tennessee then returned to western Virginia.
  • Later it participated in Early's Shenandoah Valley operations and the Appomattox Campaign.
  • This regiment contained 225 effectives in April 1864. However, none were included in the surrender at Appomattox because it had cut through the Federal lines and disbanded.
  • Field officers: Colonels James M. Corns and Walter H. Jenifer; Lieutenant Colonels Thomas P. Bowen, A. F. Cook, Henry Fitzhugh, and Albert G. Jenkins; and Major P. M. Edmondson.

Companies

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