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Virginia 9th Cavalry (Confederate)

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Regiment mustered in on January 18th, 1862. Regiment mustered out of service on April 9th, 1865 at Appottomax Court House, Virginia.

Regiment was also known as:

  • Johnson's Cavalry, Virginia

Notable Battles:

  • Rich Mountain fought on July 11th, 1861 near Randolph County, Virginia
  • First Bull Run fought on July 21st, 1861 near Fairfax County, Virginia; Prince William County, Virginia
  • Williamsburg fought on May 5th, 1862 near York County, Virginia; James City County, Virginia; Williamsburg, VIrginia
  • Skirmish at Mechanicsville, Virginia fought on June 26th, 1862
  • Mechanicsville fought on June 26th, 1862 near Hanover Couunty, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Centreville, Virginia fought on August 28th, 1862
  • Second Bull Run fought on August 28th, 1862 - August 30th, 1862 near Prince William County, Virginia
  • Chantilly fought on September 1st, 1862 near Fairfax Co, VA
  • Skirmish at Barnesville, Maryland fought on September 9th, 1862
  • Skirmish at Sugar Loaf Mountain, Maryland fought on September 10th, 1862
  • South Mountain fought on September 14th, 1862 near Frederick County, Maryland; Washington County, Maryland; Boonsboro, Maryland
  • Antietam fought on September 17th, 1862 near Sharpsburg, Maryland
  • Fredericksburg fought on December 13th, 1862 near Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Dumfries, Virginia fought on December 28th, 1862
  • Chancellorsville fought on April 30th, 1863 - May 6th, 1863 near Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Louisa Court House, Virginia fought on May 2nd, 1863
  • Brandy Station fought on June 9th, 1863 near Culpepper County, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Middleburg, Virginia fought on June 18th, 1863
  • Skirmish at Middleburg, Virginia fought on June 19th, 1863
  • Upperville fought on June 21st, 1863 near Loudoun County, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Hanover, Pennsylvania fought on June 30th, 1863
  • Hanover fought on June 30th, 1863 near Hanover, Pennsylvania
  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 - July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    • Brigade: William H F Lee. Leader(s): Chambliss. Division Leader(s): Stuart. 
  • Skirmish at Hagerstown, Maryland fought on July 6th, 1863
  • Boonsboro fought on July 8th, 1863
  • Skirmish at Hagerstown, Maryland fought on July 12th, 1863
  • Skirmish at Culpeper Court House, Virginia fought on September 13th, 1863
  • Skirmish at Auburn, Virginia fought on October 13th, 1863
  • First Auburn fought on October 13th, 1863 near Fauquier County, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Manassas, Virginia fought on October 15th, 1863
  • Wilderness fought on May 5th, 1864 - May 7th, 1864 near Spotslyvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia
  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 8th, 1864 - May 21st, 1864 near Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Hanover Court House, Virginia fought on May 30th, 1864
  • Cold Harbor fought on May 31st, 1864 - June 12th, 1864 near Hanover Co; near Mechanicsville
  • Sappony Church fought on June 28th, 1864 near Sussex County, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Malvern Hill, Virginia fought on July 27th, 1864
  • Skirmish at Malvern Hill, Virginia fought on July 29th, 1864
  • Second Deep Bottom fought on August 14th, 1864 - August 20th, 1864 near Henrico County, VIrginia
  • Darbytown and New Market Roads fought on October 7th, 1864 near Henrico County, Virginia
  • Boydton Plank Road fought on October 27th, 1864 - October 28th, 1864 near Dinwiddie County, Virginia
  • Five Forks fought on April 1st, 1865 near Five Forks, Virginia
  • Third Petersburg fought on April 2nd, 1865 near Dinwiddie County, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Namozine Church, Virginia fought on April 3rd, 1865
  • Namozine Church fought on April 3rd, 1865 near Namozine, Virginia
  • Sailor's Creek fought on April 6th, 1865 near Amelia County, Virginia; Prince Edward County, Virginia; Nottoway County, Virginia
  • Appomattox Court House fought on April 9th, 1865

Regiment was made up of:

  • Company B (Caroline Light Dragoons)
  • Company F (Essex Light Dragoons)
  • Company F&S (Field and Staff)

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

Virginia, United States of America

Companies

Virginia 9th Cavalry, Company B (Confederate)

Virginia 9th Cavalry, Company F (Confederate)

Virginia 9th Cavalry, Company F&S (Confederate)

Field Officers

Brigadier General Fitzhugh Lee

Brigadier General John R. Chambliss

Brigadier General John R. Chambliss Jr.

Brigadier General Richard L. T. Beale

Brigadier General Richard L.T. Beale

Brigadier General W.H.F. Lee

Brigadier General William H. F. Lee

Colonel James L. Davis

Colonel John R. Chambliss Jr.

Colonel Richard L. T. Beale

Colonel Richard L.T. Beale

Colonel William H. F. Lee

Major General J. E. B. Stuart

Major General J.E.B. Stuart

Major General James E. B. Stuart

Major General James E.B. Stuart

Major General W.H.F. Lee

Major General William H. F. Lee

Major General William H.F. Lee