24th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)

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Brief History

  • Organized in June 1864, by consolidating eight companies of the 42nd Virginia Cavalry and two companies of Dearing's Confederate Cavalry.
  • This unit served in General Gary's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, and fought in various conflicts around Richmond.
  • Later it was involved in the Appomattox Campaign and surrendered with 19 officers and 144 men.
  • Commanders were Colonel William T. Robins, Lieutenant Colonel Theodore G. Barham, and Major John R. Robertson.

Companies

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

Sources