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19th Virginia Cavalry, (CSA)

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  • Perry D Connolly(Conley), Sr., Civil War Veteran (CSA) (1837 - 1862)
    Perry D. Connolly(Conley) Sr. BIRTH 1837 DEATH 1862 (aged 24–25) Welch Glade, Webster County, West Virginia, USA BURIAL Bobbitt Farm Cemetery Cowen, Webster County, West Virginia Children Photo P...
  • Pvt. (CSA), Theophilus Kramer “T.K.” Harter, Civil War veteran (1837 - 1922)
    Photo added by Eli Henthorn Inscription: PVT Theophilus K. Harter CO D 19 VA CAV CSA Wife: Elizabeth Ann Lemasters Harter 1846–1928 (married in 1867) Children: James Cohern Harter 1870–1952 ...
  • (CSA), Thaddeus H. "Tad" Boggs (1835 - 1921)
    Civil War Veteran, Company B, 34th, Virginia, Sharpshooters, and Co."H" 19 VA Calvary (Confederate States Army). Photo added by Mary Ann Note: 3 different birth places including Kanawha County an...
  • John Jehu Starcher, Civil War Veteran (CSA) (1845 - 1874)
    Jehu Starcher BIRTH 20 Sep 1845 Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA DEATH 14 Aug 1874 (aged 28) BURIAL Gibson Cemetery Calhoun County, West Virginia, Co. A, Virginia State Line (Moccasin Rangers). ...
  • (CSA), Thomas F Ferrell (1843 - 1886)
    Thomas F. Ferrell BIRTH 10 Apr 1843 Virginia, USA DEATH 6 May 1886 (aged 43) Grantsville, Calhoun County, West Virginia, USA BURIAL Hunt Cemetery Bigbend, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Co. C, 11t...

The 19th Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment raised in Virginia for service in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia, in southwest Virginia, and in the Shenandoah Valley.

Virginia’s 19th Cavalry Regiment was formed in April, 1863, using the 3rd Regiment Virginia State Line as its nucleus.

It served in Jenkin's and W.L. Jackson's Brigade and confronted the Federals in western Virginia. Later the unit took part in the operations in the Shenandoah Valley and disbanded during April, 1865.

Its commanders were Colonel William Lowther Jackson, Lieutenant Colonel William P. Thompson, and Majors George Downs and Joseph K. Kesler.


19th Virginia Cavalry

HISTORY :

19th Cavalry Regiment was formed in April, 1863, using the 3rd Regiment Virginia State Line as its nucleus. It served in Jenkin’s and W.L. Jackson’s Brigade and confronted the Federals in western Virginia. Later the unit took part in the operations in the Shenandoah Valley and disbanded during April, 1865. Its commanders were Colonel William L. Jackson, Lieutenant Colonel William P. Thompson, and Majors George Downs and Joseph K. Kesler. [Source: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System]


Brief History

Formed in April 1863, using the 3rd Regiment Virginia State Line as its nucleus. It served in Jenkin's and W. L. Jackson's Brigade and confronted the Federals in western Virginia. Later the unit took part in the operations in the Shenandoah Valley and disbanded during April, 1865. Commanders were Colonel William L. Jackson, Lieutenant Colonel William P. Thompson, and Majors George Downs and Joseph K. Kesler.

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 (The Moccasin Rangers) - many men from Calhoun County

Company B (Braxton County Volunteers) - many men from Braxton County, West Virginia

Company C (Captain Joseph R. Kessler) - many men from Jackson and Roane County, West Virginia

Company D (Captain John Righter) - many men from Marion County, West Virginia

Company E ( Captain James W. Ball) - many men from Gilmer County, West Virginia

Company F (Pocahontas Cavalry) - many men from Pocahontas County, West Virginia

Company G (Dixie Boys) - many men from Kanawha County, West Virginia

Company H (Captain William P. O'Brien) - many men fro Gilmer County, West Virginia

Company I (Captain Jacob W. Marshall) - many men from Randolph and Pocahontas Counties, West Virginia

Company K ( Captain Edward Norris) - many men from Gilmer County, West Virginia

The information above is from 19th and 20th Virginia Cavalry, by Richard L. Armstrong.


https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/19th_Regiment,_Virginia_Cavalry_(Confederate)

http://www.wvcivilwar.com/19th-virginia-cavalry/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/19th_Virginia_Cavalry