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Virginia 61st Infantry, Company H (Confederate)

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Company mustered in on May 22nd, 1862 at Petersburg, Virginia. Company mustered out of service on April 9th, 1865 at Appomattox Court House, Virginia.

Notable Battles:

  • Gettysburg fought on July 2nd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (5 wounded, 1 died, 6 imprisoned)
  • Five Forks fought on April 1st, 1865 near Five Forks, Virginia (2 wounded, 0 died, 3 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 257
  • First Enlistment Place: Norfolk County, Virginia
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-08-08 (2 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1862-08-08 (178 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 14 -- Jordan, James Alfred
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 46 -- Steele, Robert
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 25.7 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 24.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 23 (8%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 35 (12%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 30 (10%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 16 (5%)

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

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