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Virginia 55th Infantry, Company I (Confederate)

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Company mustered in on April 30th, 1862 at Tidewater, Richmond County, Virginia. Company mustered out of service on April 9th, 1865 at Appomattox Court House, Virginia.

Notable Battles:

  • Chancellorsville fought on May 3rd, 1863 near Chancellorsville, Virginia (4 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Gettysburg fought on July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (1 wounded, 1 died, 2 imprisoned)
  • Williamsport fought on July 14th, 1863 near Falling Waters, Maryland (2 wounded, 0 died, 7 imprisoned)
  • Wilderness fought on May 5th, 1864 near Wilderness, Virginia (1 wounded, 0 died, 8 imprisoned)
  • Sailor's Creek fought on April 6th, 1865 near Harpers Farm;Sailor's Creek, Virginia (0 wounded, 0 died, 2 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 91
  • First Enlistment Place: Hagerstown, Maryland
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-05-21 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1862-03-08 (63 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1862: Middlesex County, Virginia (17 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 21 -- Milby, G W
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 54 -- Harrow, William M.
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 29.6 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 26.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 12 (13%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 26 (28%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 28 (30%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 28 (30%)

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

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