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Company D (Lancaster Cavalry: - many men from [[Lancaster County, Virginia|Lancaster County]]  
 
Company D (Lancaster Cavalry: - many men from [[Lancaster County, Virginia|Lancaster County]]  
  
Company E (Mercer Cavalry) - many men from [[Spotsylvania_County,_Virginia|Spotsylvania County]]
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Company E (Mercer Cavalry) - many men from [[Spotsylvania County, Virginia|Spotsylvania County]]  
  
Company F ( Essex Light Dragoons) - many men from [[Essex_County,_Vermont|Essex County]]
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Company F ( Essex Light Dragoons) - many men from [[Essex County, Vermont|Essex County]]  
  
Company G ( Lunenburg Light Dragoons) - many men from [[Lunenburg_County,_Virginia|Lunenburg County]]
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Company G ( Lunenburg Light Dragoons) - many men from [[Lunenburg County, Virginia|Lunenburg County]]  
  
Company H (Lee's Rangers) - many men from [[King_William_County,_Virginia|King William County]]
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Company H (Lee's Rangers) - many men from [[King William County, Virginia|King William County]]  
  
Company I  (Potomac Cavalry) - many men from [[King_George_County,_Virginia|King George County]]
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Company I  (Potomac Cavalry) - many men from [[King George County, Virginia|King George County]]  
  
Company K (Richmond County Cavalry) - many men from City of Richmond County
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Company K (Richmond County Cavalry) - many men from [[Richmond,_Virginia|Richmond, Virginia]]<br>
  
 
The information above is from ''9th Virginia Cavalry ''by Robert K. Krick  
 
The information above is from ''9th Virginia Cavalry ''by Robert K. Krick  

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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 (Stafford Rangers) -many men from Stafford County

Company B (Caroline Light Dragoons) - many men from Caroline County

Company C (Lee's Light Horse) - many men from Westmoreland County

Company D (Lancaster Cavalry: - many men from Lancaster County

Company E (Mercer Cavalry) - many men from Spotsylvania County

Company F ( Essex Light Dragoons) - many men from Essex County

Company G ( Lunenburg Light Dragoons) - many men from Lunenburg County

Company H (Lee's Rangers) - many men from King William County

Company I  (Potomac Cavalry) - many men from King George County

Company K (Richmond County Cavalry) - many men from Richmond, Virginia

The information above is from 9th Virginia Cavalry by Robert K. Krick


 

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in Virginia in the Civil War and United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 (see below).
  • 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.
  • Virginia in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Virginia, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Sifakis, Stewart. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia. New York, NY: Facts on File, 1992- 1995. (Family History Library book 975 M2ss, Ten Volumes.) This gives organization information for each unit and its field officers, assignments, and battles. It also lists sources further reading. Volume 5 is for Virginia.
  • Wallace, Lee A. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations, 1861-1865. Lynchburg, Virginia: H. E. Howard, 1986. (Family History Library book 975.5 M2vr, Volume 29.) This gives brief historical sketches of each regiment and lists officers, company names, and commanders.

References

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