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

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


 

Other Sources

References

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