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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== 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.  
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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 Richardson Guards) - many men from Madison County
 
 
 
Company B ( Rappahannock Guard) - many men from Rappahannock County
 
 
 
Company C (Hazelwood Volunteers) - many men from Culpeper County
 
 
 
Company D (The Mountain Boomers) - many men from Giles County
 
 
 
Company E (Hazelwood Volunteers) - many men from Culpaper County
 
 
 
Company F                                          many men from Green County
 
 
 
Company G ( Sperryville Sharpshooters) - many men from Rappahannock County
 
 
 
Company H (The Washington Volunteers) - many men from Washington, D.C.
 
 
 
Company  I  (The Holcombe Guards) - many  men from Albemarle County
 
 
 
Company K ( the Madison Grays) - many men from Madison County
 
 
 
The information above is from ''7th Virginia Infantry'', by David F. Riggs
 
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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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.

Other Sources

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).