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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.  
 
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
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Company A (Stafford Rangers) -many men from Stafford County  
  
Company B (Caroline Light Dragoons) - many men from Caroline County
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Company B (Caroline Light Dragoons) - many men from Caroline County  
  
Company C (Lee's Light Horse)
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Company C (Lee's Light Horse) - many men from Westmoreland County
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Company D (Lancaster Cavalry: - many men from Lancaster County
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Company E (Mercer Cavalry) - many men from Spotsylvania County
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Company F ( Essex Light Dragoons) - many men from Essex County
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Company G ( Lunenburg Light Dragoons) - many men from Lunenburg County
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Company H (
  
 
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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 (



Other Sources

References

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