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7th Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

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  • Lt. Colonel Thomas Benjamin Rust Massie (CSA) (1820 - 1908)
    Before the Antietam Campaign: In 1859 Thomas Massie was a farmer living in Rappahannock County, Virginia. He organized the Washington Grays, a local militia company. In June 1861 they were muster...
  • Maj. General James L. Kemper (CSA), Governor (1823 - 1895)
    James Lawson Kemper (June 11, 1823 – April 7, 1895) was a lawyer, a Confederate general in the American Civil War, and the 37th Governor of Virginia. He was the youngest of the brigade commanders, an...
  • Lt. Colonel Waller T. Patton (CSA) (1835 - 1863)
    Waller Patton was a great-uncle of American World War II General, George S. Patton. Waller Tazewell Patton (July 15, 1835 – July 21, 1863), was a professor, attorney, and an officer of the Confederat...
  • James Backus, (CSA) (1822 - 1877)
    DAVIS, THE SETTLERS OF SALEM, WEST VIRGINIA, by Susie Davis Nicholson, Salem, West Virginia, 1992. p. 33, 73 James worked on the railroad two years before it was completed in 1853, and was four months ...

7th Virginia Infantry

Summary and Engagements

This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 7th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details.

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