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Virginia 37th Infantry, Company D (Confederate)

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

Notable Battles:

  • First Kernstown fought on March 23rd, 1862 near Kernstown, Virginia (11 wounded, 0 died, 4 imprisoned)
  • McDowell fought on May 8th, 1862 near McDowell, Virginia (14 wounded, 0 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Cedar Mountain fought on August 9th, 1862 near Cedar Mountain, Virginia (8 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Antietam fought on September 17th, 1862 near Sharpsburg, Maryland (9 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Chancellorsville fought on May 3rd, 1863 near Chancellorsville, Virginia (1 wounded, 4 died, 2 imprisoned)
  • Gettysburg fought on July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (2 wounded, 1 died, 4 imprisoned)
  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 12th, 1864 near Spotteghania;Spottsyls VA;Spotsylvania County, Virginia (1 wounded, 0 died, 27 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 255
  • First Enlistment Place: Lebanon
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-03-10 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Estillville, Virginia (94 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-05-20 (67 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 15 -- King, Henry Dent Poston (Fifth Sergeant;Sergeant)
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 52 -- Campbell, Willis
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 24.5 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 22.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 52 (20%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 43 (16%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 39 (15%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 37 (14%)

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

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