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Confederate Unit

White's Virginia Cavalry



Commanding Officer on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  Capt E. V. White


This Unit's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

This somewhat irregular unit was at 3 company strength in September 1862, and served at Gen Jackson's Headquarters on the Maryland Campaign.

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #314: Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 4 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM
Tablet #315: Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM

After the Sharpsburg Campaign

On 28 October 1862, with the addition of five more companies of Cavalry, White's became the 35th Battalion of Virginia Cavalry. White was elected Major and Commanding Officer. The battalion was mustered into Confederate service soon after.

We have one individual in the AotW database who was on the Maryland Campaign with this unit:


Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
F&SCaptWhite, Elijah Viers        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person


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