19th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)

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Brief History

  • Formed in April 1863, using the 3rd Regiment Virginia State Line as its nucleus.
  • It served in Jenkin's and W. L. Jackson's Brigade and confronted the Federals in western Virginia.
  • Later the unit took part in the operations in the Shenandoah Valley and disbanded during April, 1865.
  • Commanders were Colonel William L. Jackson, Lieutenant Colonel William P. Thompson, and Majors George Downs and Joseph K. Kesler.

Companies

Field and Staff
Company A
Company B
Company C
Company D
Company E
Company F
Company G
Company H
Company I
Company K

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