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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]] 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry''
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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
*Organized in May, 1862.
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The 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry was organized in May, 1862. The commanders were Colonels Robert A. Caskie, William B. Clement, and J. Lucius Davis; Lieutenant Colonel Zachariah S. McGruder; and Major J. Travis Rosser.  
*The unit served in Hampton's, W. H. F. Lee's, Chambliss', and Beale's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia.
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*After fighting in the Seven Days' Battles, it saw action at Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, and Mine Run. The regiment was involved in The Wilderness Campaign, the defense of Richmond and Petersburg, and the Appomattox operations.
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The 10th Regiment was formerly called the 1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion, and 8th Battalion. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 November 2010).</ref>
*It took 236 effectives to Gettysburg and surrendered with 3 officers and 19 men.
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*Commanders: Colonels Robert A. Caskie, William B. Clement, and J. Lucius Davis; Lieutenant Colonel Zachariah S. McGruder; and Major J. Travis Rosser.  
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
*Formerly called 1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion, and 8th Battalion
 
  
=== Companies  ===
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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.
  
 
*Many of the men were from Richmond and Albermarle, Rockingham, and Henrico counties.  
 
*Many of the men were from Richmond and Albermarle, Rockingham, and Henrico counties.  
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*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/10th_cav_rgt_rost_fld_staff.html Field and Staff]  
 
*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/10th_cav_rgt_rost_fld_staff.html Field and Staff]  
 
*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/10th_cav_rgt_rost_a.html Company A]  
 
*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/10th_cav_rgt_rost_a.html Company A]  
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*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/10th_cav_rgt_rost_k.html Company K]
 
*:[http://ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/rosters/10th_cav_rgt_rost_k.html Company K]
  
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=== Other Sources  ===
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National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
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=== References  ===
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Revision as of 17:40, 22 February 2011

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Brief History

The 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry was organized in May, 1862. The commanders were Colonels Robert A. Caskie, William B. Clement, and J. Lucius Davis; Lieutenant Colonel Zachariah S. McGruder; and Major J. Travis Rosser.

The 10th Regiment was formerly called the 1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion, and 8th Battalion. [1]

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.

  • Many of the men were from Richmond and Albermarle, Rockingham, and Henrico counties.



Other Sources

National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.

References

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