21st Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)

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Brief History

  • Organized in August 1862, with companies that had served in the Virginia State Line.
  • The unit was assigned to W. E. Jones' and McCausland's Brigade, and in April 1864, it contained 317 effectives.
  • It took an active part in various conflicts in East Tennessee, western Virginia, and in the Shenandoah Valley.
  • During mid-April, 1865, the regiment disbanded.
  • Field officers: Colonel W.E. Peters, Lieutenant Colonel David Edmundson, and Major Stephen P. Halsey.

Companies

Field & Staff
Company A
Company B
Company C
Company C 2nd
Company D
Company D 2nd
Company E
Company E 1st
Company E 2nd
Company F
Company G
Company G 2nd
Company H
Company I
Company I 2nd
Company K

Sources