13th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
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 (The Montpelier Guard) - many men from Orange County
Company B ( The Culpeper Minute Men) - many men from Culpeper County
Company C (The Gordonsville Grays) - many men from Orange County
Company D (The Louisa Blues) - many men from Louisa County
Company E (The Culpeper Ruflemen) - many men from Culpaper County
Company F (The Barboursville Guards) - many men from Orange County
Company G ( The Lanier Guard) - many men from Maryland
Company H (The Winchester Boomerangs) - many men from Winchester, County
Company I (The Frontier Rifles) - many men from Hampshire County
Company K (The Hampshire Guard) - many men from Hampshire County
The information above is from 13th Virginia Infantry, by David F. Riggs.
- Macon, Emma Cassandra Riely and Reuben Conway Macon. Reminiscences of the Civil War. Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Torch Press, 1911. FHL Fiche 6082850 (2 fiche).
- Riggs, David F. 13th Virginia Infantry. Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1988. FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 49.
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).