Virginia 14th Infantry (Confederate)

    01 Jul 1861

    Virginia 14th Infantry organized at Virginia.

    23 Mar 1862

    Participated in the Battle of First Kernstown at Frederick County, Virginia, Winchester, Virginia.

    The Battle of First Kernstown
    The Battle of First Kernstown

    In the spring of 1862, relying on faulty intelligence that under-reported the strength of the Union garrison at Winchester in the lower Shenandoah Valley, Confederate Maj. Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson marched aggressively north with his 3,800-man division. In Winchester, the 8,500 Federals were a detachment from the Army of the Potomac's Fifth Corps, and were commanded by Col. Nathan Kimball, who outnumbered Jackson more than two to one. Kimball established a defensive position on the Valley Turnpike and Midd… Read More

    31 May 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Seven Pines at Henrico County, Virginia.

    The Battle of Seven Pines
    The Battle of Seven Pines

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    01 Jul 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Malvern Hill at Henrico County, Virginia.

    The Battle of Malvern Hill
    The Battle of Malvern Hill

    On June 30th, the retreating Federal Army of the Potomac finally stopped at the James River at the end of seven days of fighting outside of Richmond. Read More

    28 Aug 1862

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel James Hodges.

    Colonel James Hodges

    28 Aug 1862

    Assigned to the Division led by Major General Richard H. Anderson.

    Major General Richard H. Anderson

    28 Aug 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Second Bull Run at Prince William County, Virginia.

    The Battle of Second Bull Run
    The Battle of Second Bull Run

    After the early summer collapse of the Union Peninsula Campaign offensive to capture Richmond, Robert E. Lee sought to move his army north and threaten Washington DC before Union forces could regroup. Read More

    17 Sep 1862

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel James G. Hodges.

    17 Sep 1862

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Lewis A. Armistead, and Colonel James G. Hodges.

    Brigadier General Lewis A. Armistead

    Colonel James G. Hodges

    17 Sep 1862

    Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Roger A. Pryor, and Major General Richard H. Anderson.

    Brigadier General Roger A. Pryor

    Major General Richard H. Anderson

    17 Sep 1862

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Lewis A. Armistead.

    Brigadier General Lewis A. Armistead

    17 Sep 1862

    Assigned to the Division led by Major General Richard H. Anderson.

    Major General Richard H. Anderson

    17 Sep 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Antietam at Sharpsburg, Maryland.

    The Battle of Antietam
    The Battle of Antietam

    The Army of the Potomac, under the command of Maj. Gen. George McClellan, mounted a series of powerful assaults against General Robert E. Lee's forces along Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17th, 1862. Read More

    13 Dec 1862

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Lewis A. Armistead.

    Brigadier General Lewis A. Armistead

    13 Dec 1862

    Assigned to the Division led by Major General George Pickett.

    Major General George Pickett

    13 Dec 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Fredericksburg at Fredericksburg, Virginia.

    The Battle of Fredericksburg
    The Battle of Fredericksburg

    In early November, Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside took command of the Army of the Potomac, and made immediate plans to move the army once again toward Richmond. Read More

    11 Apr 1863

    Assigned to the Division led by Major General George E. Pickett.

    Major General George E. Pickett

    11 Apr 1863

    Participated in the Siege of Suffolk at Suffolk, Virginia.

    01 Jul 1863

    Assigned to the Regiment led by undefined :Col James G. Hodges, Lieutenant Colonel William White, and Major Robert H. Poore.

    01 Jul 1863

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Lewis A. Armistead, Colonel William R. Aylett, Lieutenant Colonel William White, and Major Joseph R. Cabell.

    Brigadier General Lewis A. Armistead

    Colonel William R. Aylett

    Lieutenant Colonel William White

    Major Joseph R. Cabell

    01 Jul 1863

    Assigned to the Regiment led by undefined :Col James G. Hodges.

    01 Jul 1863

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Colonel William White.

    Lieutenant Colonel William White

    01 Jul 1863

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Major Robert H. Poore.

    01 Jul 1863

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Lewis A. Armistead.

    Brigadier General Lewis A. Armistead

    01 Jul 1863

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Lieutenant Colonel William White.

    Lieutenant Colonel William White

    01 Jul 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Gettysburg at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

    The Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg

    In the summer of 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee launched his second invasion of the Northern states. Lee sought to capitalize on recent Confederate victories and defeat the Union army on Northern soil, which he hoped would force the Lincoln administration to negotiate for peace. Lee also sought to take the war out of the ravaged Virginia farmland and gather supplies for his Army of Northern Virginia. Using the Shenandoah Valley as cover for his army, Lee was pursued first by Union Maj. Gen. Joseph Ho… Read More

    12 May 1864

    Participated in the Battle of Proctor's Creek at Chesterfield County, Virginia.

    31 May 1864

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Seth M. Barton.

    Brigadier General Seth M. Barton

    31 May 1864

    Participated in the Battle of Cold Harbor at Hanover Co; near Mechanicsville, VA.

    The Battle of Cold Harbor
    The Battle of Cold Harbor

    After two days of inconclusive fighting along Totopotomoy Creek northeast of Richmond, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee turned their sights on the crossroads of Cold Harbor. Roads emanating through this critical junction led to Richmond as well as supply and reinforcement sources for the Union army. On May 31, 1864, Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan's cavalry captured Cold Harbor. The next day, Sheridan held the crossroads against a Confederate attack. With reinforcements from both armies arriving… Read More

    09 Jun 1864

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General George H. Steuart.

    Brigadier General George H. Steuart

    01 Apr 1865

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel William White.

    01 Apr 1865

    Participated in the Battle of Five Forks at Five Forks, Virginia.

    The Battle of Five Forks
    The Battle of Five Forks

    The Union victory along the White Oak Road on March 31st threatened to destabilize the entire Confederate line west of Petersburg. General Robert E. Lee ordered Maj. Gen. George Pickett with his infantry division and the cavalry divisions of Col. Thomas Munford, Maj. Gen. W.H.F. Lee, and Maj. Gen Thomas Rosser to hold the vital crossroads of Five Forks, along the White Oak Road five miles west of the previous fighting there. Pickett's defensive line was not well constructed, and much of his cavalry force w… Read More

    06 Apr 1865

    Participated in the Battle of High Bridge at Prince Edward County, Virginia; Cumberland County, Virginia.

    The Battle of High Bridge
    The Battle of High Bridge

    Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south to reach Gen. Joseph Johnston's army in North Carolina, General Robert E. Lee and his army headed west along the Appomattox River, eventually arriving in Cumberland County on April 6th. Food and supplies that Lee's men desperately needed were waiting at Farmville, across the river. To get there, Lee needed to use the 2,500-foot long, 130-foot tall High Bridge, which carried the South Side Railroad over the Appomattox. A small… Read More

    06 Apr 1865

    Participated in the Battle of Sailor's Creek at Amelia County, Virginia; Prince Edward County, Virginia; Nottoway County, Virginia.

    The Battle of Sailor's Creek
    The Battle of Sailor's Creek

    Five days after Robert E. Lee's men retreated from the trenches of Petersburg, cavalry under Maj. Gen. Phil Sheridan effectively cut off three separate corps of Lee's army near Sailor's Creek, a tributary of the Appomattox River, while the Union Second and Sixth Corps approached from the east. On April 6th, two brigades of Andrew H. Humphrey's Second Corps overwhelmed two brigades of Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon's division as the Confederates struggled to move their supply and artillery trains across the creek… Read More

    09 Apr 1865

    Virginia 14th Infantry mustered out at Virginia.