7th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)

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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 (Richardson Guards)  - many men from Madison County

Company B (Rappahannock Guard) - many men from Rappahannock County

Company C (Hazelwood Volunteers) - many men from Culpepper County

Company D (Mountain Boomers) - many men from Giles County

Company E                               -many men from Culpepper County

Company F                              - many men from Greene County

Company G (Sperryville Sharpshooters) - many men from Rappahannock County

Company H (Washington Volunteers) - many men from Washington D.C. and Maryland

Company I (Holcombe Guards) - many men from Albemarle County

Company K (Madison Grays) - many men from Madison County


The information above is from 7th Virginia Infantry, by David F. Riggs.

Other Sources

References

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