55th Virginia Infantry
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Published by H.E. Howard in Lynchburg, Va .
Written in English



  • Virginia,
  • United States


  • Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 55th.,
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.,
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRichard O"Sullivan.
SeriesThe Virginia regimental histories series
LC ClassificationsE581.5 55th .O88 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1755715M
ISBN 100930919734
LC Control Number92100322

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Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books. Get print book. No eBook available. ; Barnes& 55th Virginia Infantry. Richard O'Sullivan. H.E. Howard, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. The first book was published in , the last in Each book contains a unit history and annotated muster roll including every soldier known to serve with the unit. Each is hardbound in grey cloth with the seal of the Commonwealth of Virginia on the cover. 55th Virginia Infantry. by Richard O' Sullivan: Out of Print. 56th Virginia. The 55th Virginia Infantry was an infantry regiment of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.. In May , Major William N. Ward raised a unit known as 'Essex and Middlesex Battalion,' one company of which, the 'Essex Sharp Shooters' had been in existence since the summer of as a volunteer company. We in the 55th VA Co. F "Essex Sharpshooters" are committed to safely presenting realistic impressions of this historic unit as they campaigned, fought, and camped. Since the core of our unit lives in the Northern Neck and where the Crossroads of the Civil War took place in Spotsylvania County, we daily walk the ground where Civil War.

The brigade is broken down into two battalions of infantry, an artillery battery, and a contingent of cavalry. The 55th is the first regiment of the 1st Battalion, the battalion being commanded by another veteran American Civil War re-enactor, Major Dave Gibson, and fights alongside the 17th Virginia . To view a digital copy (pdf) of the surname index to this book, visit Surname Index-Vc01 (Close the pdf file with the left arrow to return to Iberian's catalog) [VC01] $ 55th Virginia Infantry 56th Virginia Infantry 57th Virginia Infantry 58th Virginia Infantry 59th Virginia Infantry 60th Virginia Infantry. The 55th Virginia Infantry Regiment is one of the best documented American Civil War Confederate units, and therefore one of the most interesting to study. There are 46 extant pictures by its best known soldier, the artist Allen Redwood, which provide a unique insight into its appearance and activities at various stages of the war. 55th Virginia Infantry by O'Sullivan, Richard., unknown edition, Classifications Dewey Decimal Class / Library of Congress E 55th.O88 Pages:

Local units were initially organized as "Major Ward's Essex and Middlesex Battalion" under the command of Major William N. Ward, a local teacher and Episcopal minister. Eight of these original nine companies would form the nucleus of the 55th Virginia Infantry; their cavalry would be attached to the 9th Virginia . Two of the eleven volumes pertain to the Civil War. Volume One is a record book of the company from –, which includes minutes of its meetings, an early history of the unit, muster rolls, and a unit roster. Volume Four is a scrapbook for the years –, which includes newspaper accounts, invitations, ribbons, and other. HAKRISON C H Major 11th Virginia Infantry Bys Colonel R Harrison GII MALLORY F Colonel 55th Virginia Infantry. CİVMARSHALL J K Colonel 52d North Carolina. and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name. And they shall be mine, saith the. 3 Berry Benson's Civil War Book, University of Georgia Press , page 4 From The Army of Virginia by General George H. Gordon, quoted on page of the single volume edition of G. F. R. Henderson's Stonewall Jackson. 5 O.R. Series 1, Vol, Part 1, page Also quoted in Battles and Leaders, Vol.2, page