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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Virginia Military Records|Virginia Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] O'Ferrall's Battalion, Virginia Cavalry''  
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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Virginia Military Records|Virginia Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] 25th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry''  
  
 
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*During April 1865, it disbanded.  
 
*During April 1865, it disbanded.  
 
*Commanders were Colonel Warren M. Hopkins, Lieutenant Colonel Henry A. Edmundson, and Major Sylvester R. McConnell.
 
*Commanders were Colonel Warren M. Hopkins, Lieutenant Colonel Henry A. Edmundson, and Major Sylvester R. McConnell.
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<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed December 2010).</ref>  
 
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:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/roster2/25th_cav_rgt_rost_k.html Company K]
 
:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/roster2/25th_cav_rgt_rost_k.html Company K]
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Revision as of 03:18, 26 January 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png  U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png  Virginia Gotoarrow.png   Virginia Military Gotoarrow.png  Virginia in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 25th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry

Brief History

  • Organized in July, 1864, using the 27th Battalion Virginia Partisan Rangers as its nucleus.
  • Serving in McCausland's and Imboden's Brigade, the unit fought in numerous engagements in western Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.
  • During April 1865, it disbanded.
  • Commanders were Colonel Warren M. Hopkins, Lieutenant Colonel Henry A. Edmundson, and Major Sylvester R. McConnell.

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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.

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


Other Sources

National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed December 2010).

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed December 2010).