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Virginia 5th Cavalry, Company I (Confederate)

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Company mustered in on November 8th, 1861. Company mustered out of service on April 9th, 1865 at Appottomax Court House, Virginia.

Notable Battles:

  • Aldie fought on June 17th, 1863 near Aldie, Virginia (5 wounded, 0 died, 17 imprisoned)
  • Yellow Tavern fought on May 11th, 1864 near Yellow Tavern;Yellow Tavern, Virginia (1 wounded, 0 died, 16 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 502
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-02-25 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Lynnhaven Beach, Virginia (57 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1862-05-09 (96 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1862-05-02 (84 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Princess Anne County, Virginia (13 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 16 -- Smith, John Worthington
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 50 -- Humphreys, John P
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 26.2 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 24.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 31 (6%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 64 (12%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 16 (3%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 26 (5%)

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

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