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The information above is from ''15th Virginia Infantry'', by Louis H. Manari.
 
The information above is from ''15th Virginia Infantry'', by Louis H. Manari.
  
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*Thomas, Joseph P. ''Memoirs of Joseph P. Thomas.'' Richmond, Va., 1919. {{FHL|778990|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6082852}}. Served in Company E, 15th Virginia Infantry.
  
 
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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. Manari.

Other Sources

  • Thomas, Joseph P. Memoirs of Joseph P. Thomas. Richmond, Va., 1919. FHL Fiche 6082852. Served in Company E, 15th Virginia Infantry.

References

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