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Company A ( Henrico Grays) - many men from Henrico County
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Company B ( Virginia Life Guard) - many men from City of Richmond
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Company C( Patrick Henry Rifles) - many men from Hanover County
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Company D (Henrico Guard ) - many men from Henrico County
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Company E (Ashland Grays) - many men from Hanover County
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Company F ( Emmett Guard&nbsp;) - many men from City of Richmond
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Company G ( Southern Guard) -many men from Henrico County
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Company H (Young Guard) - many men from City of Richmond
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Company&nbsp; I&nbsp; (Hanover Grays) - many men from Hanover County
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Company K (Marion Rifles) - many men from City of richmond
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The information above is from ''15th Virginia Infantry'', by Louis H. Manarin
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

Revision as of 19:21, 6 September 2011

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Brief History

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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.


Company A ( Henrico Grays) - many men from Henrico County

Company B ( Virginia Life Guard) - many men from City of Richmond

Company C( Patrick Henry Rifles) - many men from Hanover County

Company D (Henrico Guard ) - many men from Henrico County

Company E (Ashland Grays) - many men from Hanover County

Company F ( Emmett Guard ) - many men from City of Richmond

Company G ( Southern Guard) -many men from Henrico County

Company H (Young Guard) - many men from City of Richmond

Company  I  (Hanover Grays) - many men from Hanover County

Company K (Marion Rifles) - many men from City of richmond

The information above is from 15th Virginia Infantry, by Louis H. Manarin

Other Sources

References

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