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Confederate Detachment

Company H, 4th Virginia Cavalry

"Black Horse Cavalry"


Commanding Officer on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  Capt. Robert Randolph


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

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

Company H was detached from the regiment as Headquarters Escort on the 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

More on the Web

See an 1878 article about the Black Horse, from the 19th-century American works in Indiana University's Perseus Digital Library.

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


Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
HCaptRandolph, Robert         We have some details for this person


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