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19th Virginia Cavalry, (CSA)

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  • Pvt. Albert H. Long, (CSA) (1822 - 1919)
    Service Record to the "Confederated States of America" * 3rd Battn. ( Chrismans's ) Virginia Reserves, C. S. A. * Rockingham County, Virginia, Soldiers Pension Source
  • Calvin Woofter, (CSA) (1840 - 1910)
    Calvin Woofter, a son of John and Maria (Bailey) Woofter, was born in Lewis County Va (WV) December 3, 1840 and died in Gilmer County WV April 2, 1010. He married Susanna Vannoy in Gilmer County VA May...
  • Lt. Col. Bennett Taylor, (CSA) (1836 - 1898)
    Lieutenant Colonel, Confederate Army; son of John Charles Randolph and Martha Jefferson Randolph Taylor. Named for his paternal grandfather, Judge Bennett Taylor of Avonwood.COL. BENNETT TAYLOR, II WEE...
  • Jacob W Shinaberry, Civil War Veteran (CSA) (1829 - aft.1910)
    JACOB SHINABERRY was a Confederate soldier. He was taken prisoner, did not come home until several months after the war was over. The family thought he was dead until one day they saw a man trying to c...
  • 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 VirginiaPhoto Perry D Conley ...

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