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Virginia 2nd Infantry, Company H (Confederate)

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Company mustered in on July 1st, 1861 at Charlestown, 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 (3 wounded, 0 died, 1 imprisoned)
  • Chancellorsville fought on May 3rd, 1863 near Chancellorsville, Virginia (2 wounded, 2 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 12th, 1864 near Spotsylvania County;Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia (2 wounded, 0 died, 8 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 147
  • First Enlistment Place: Duffields, Virginia
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04-09 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Duffields, Virginia (33 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-04-18 (40 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 15 -- Gibson, William
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 46 -- Eskridge, John W.
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 27.5 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 25.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 31 (19%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 28 (17%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 20 (12%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 22 (14%)

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

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