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Virginia 55th Infantry, Company F (Confederate)

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Company mustered in on September 1st, 1861 at Tidewater, Richmond County, Virginia. Company mustered out of service on April 9th, 1865 at Appomattox Court House, Virginia.

Notable Battles:

  • Skirmish at Mechanicsville, Virginia fought on June 26th, 1862
  • Mechanicsville fought on June 26th, 1862 near Mechanicsville, Virginia (6 wounded, 2 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Gaines' Mill fought on June 27th, 1862 near Gaines' Mill, Virginia (3 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Chancellorsville fought on May 2nd, 1863 near Chancellorsville, Virginia (14 wounded, 3 died, 1 imprisoned)
  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (5 wounded, 2 died, 2 imprisoned)
  • Williamsport fought on July 14th, 1863 near Falling Waters, Maryland;Falling Waters (1 wounded, 0 died, 10 imprisoned)
  • Wilderness fought on May 5th, 1864 near Wilderness, Virginia (2 wounded, 1 died, 8 imprisoned)
  • Sailor's Creek fought on April 6th, 1865 near Sailor's Creek, Virginia (0 wounded, 0 died, 4 imprisoned)
  • High Bridge fought on April 6th, 1865 near High Bridge;High Bridge, Virginia (0 wounded, 0 died, 4 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 158
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-05-21 (61 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Essex County, Virginia (23 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 15 -- Clarkson, John Andrew
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 40 -- Fogg, James E.
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 25.7 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 23.5 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 35 (20%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 32 (19%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 34 (20%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 29 (17%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)