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Confederate Regiment

61st Virginia Infantry

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  LCol. William F. Niemeyer

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Longstreet's Command
  Division - Anderson's Division
  Brigade - Mahone's (Parham's) Brigade


On the Sharpsburg Campaign

Not at Sharpsburg. They were added to the Brigade in November, 1862.

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #386: Anderson's Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 1 PM
Tablet #344: Anderson's Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM

References & Notes

See a brief history at the Jackson Grays page.

We have one individual in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
F&SLColNiemeyer, William F   

 

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