The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia

Governor J Letcher called out the militia from the counties adjacent to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia

Governor J Letcher called out the militia from the counties adjacent to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia

Virginia Militia

Two thousand five hundred Virginia Militia were stationed within the entrenchments at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 21 July, 1861

Seventh Brigade, Virginia Militia

Brigadier General G S Meem

Shenandoah, Rockingham, & page Counties

First Virginia Militia Infantry or One Hundred & Forty-sixth Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County): Col. H St G Albert
The 146th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County), was called out by General J E Johnston, Confederate States Army, on 1 July, 1861, dated 21 June, 1861, and ordered to rendezvous at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861. The regiment was ordered to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 4 July, 1861, and was stationed at the Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, near Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 21 July and 23 August, 1861. The 146th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County) was stationed at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 8 November, 1861, and Company K arrived on 19 November, 1861. The 146th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County) was disbanded on 25 April, 1862.

Mustered or accepted in six months, Harrisonburg & Melrose, near Harrisonburg, Rockingham County; Strasburg, Shenandoah County; & Front Royal, Warren County, Virginia, 1, 4, 6, 5, 11, & 12 July & 3 November, 1861: The 146th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County), Company A, was accepted or mustered in Confederate service for six months at Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia, on 4 July, 1861, dated 1 July, 1861; Company F on 4 July, 1861; Company E at Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Virginia, on 5 July, 1861; Company B at Melrose, near Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia, on 6 July, 1861; Company C at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 6 July, 1861; Company G at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, on 11 July, 1861; Company H at Front Royal, Warren County, Virginia, on 12 July, 1861; and Company K on 3 November, 1861.

Note: The The 146th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County), Company K, was accepted or mustered in Confederate service between 19 July and 5 September, 1861.

Organisation of 146th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County): Colonel H St. G Albert, Lieutenant Colonel E Sipe, Major L Lutz; Company A, Captain A Taylor; Company B, Captain R W Harrison Company C, Captain G Arehart; Company D, Captain L H Cullers; Company E, Captain W J Dinges; Company F, Captain R C Mauck; Company G, Captain C Hockman; Company H, Captain H T B Massie; Company K, Captain A Updike

Note: Major L Lutz, 146th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County), was appointed first lieutenant, Shenandoah Sharpshooters, on 15 July, 1861, but failed to join the company between 15 and 18 July, 1861.

Second Virginia Militia Infantry or Ninety-seventh Virginia Militia Infantry (Page County): Col. M Spitler
The 97th Virginia Militia Infantry (Page County) was called out by General J E Johnston, Confederate States Army, on 1 July, 1861, dated 21 June, 1861, and ordered to rendezvous at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861. The regiment was stationed at the Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, near Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 7 and 23 August, 1861. The 97th Virginia Militia Infantry (Page County) was disbanded on 9 September, 1861, and was called out by General J E Johnston on 21 October, 1861. The regiment was mustered in Confederate service for six months on 12 November, 1861, dated 4 November, 1861, and was disbanded on 26 April, 1862.

Mustered or accepted in six months, Luray, Page County, & Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia, 1, 4, 5, 7 & 22 July, 1861: Company A, was accepted or mustered in Confederate service on 1 July, 1861; Companies D and H on 4 July, 1861; Companies E and F at Luray, Page County, Virginia, on 5 July, 1861; Companies B, C, and G at Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia, on 7 July, 1861; and Companies I, K, L, and M at Luray, Page County, Virginia, on 22 July, 1861.

Organisation of 97th Virginia Militia Infantry (Page County): Colonel M Spitler, Lieutenant Colonel T Buswell, Major C W Finter; Company A, Captain J E N Harris; Company B, Captain G J Grandstaff; Company C, Captain A Peters; Company D, Captain P R Bright; Company E, Captain D M Dovel; Company F, Captain H F Bradley; Company G, Captain J H Huffman; Company H, Captain H A Kite; Company I, Captain J D Aleshire; Company K, Captain B F Shenk; Company L, Captain W W Rogers; Company M, Captain T J Graves

Note: S H Wise was appointed captain, 97th Virginia Militia Infantry (Page County), Company D, on 22 August, 1861.

Third Virginia Militia Infantry or One Hundred & Thirty-sixth Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County): Col. J H Sibert
The 136th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861, and was stationed at the Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, near Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 23 August, 1861. The regiment was disbanded on 9 September, 1861, and was called out by General J E Johnston on 21 October, 1861. The 136th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County) was mustered in Confederate service for six months on 12 November, 1861, dated 4 November, 1861, and was disbanded on 19 and 23 March, 1862.

Accepted or mustered, Strasburg & Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Virginia, 19 July, 1861: The 136th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County), Companies A and H, were accepted or mustered in Confederate service at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, on 19 July, 1861; Companies B, D, F, and G at Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia, on 19 July, 1861; and Companies C and E at Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Virginia, on 19 July, 1861.

Organisation of 136th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County): Colonel J H Sibert, Lieutenant Colonel J A Hottel, Major J H Newell; Company A, Captain J J Conner; Company B, Captain C B Bell; Company C, Captain J A Richards; Company D, Captain J Miller; Company E, Captain N Swartz; Company F, Captain L Dodson; Company G, Captain E F Rinker; Company H, Captain D Shull

Fourth Virginia Militia Infantry or Fifty-eighth Virginia Militia Infantry (Rockingham County): Col. W A Maupin The 58th Virginia Militia Infantry (Rockingham County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861, and was stationed at the Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, near Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 23 August, 1861. The regiment was disbanded on 11 September, 1861, and was called out by General J E Johnston, Confederate States Army, on 21 October, 1861. The 58th Virginia Militia Infantry (Rockingham County) was mustered in Confederate service for six months at Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia, on 12 November, 1861, dated 4 November, 1861, and was disbanded on 15 and 23 March, 1862.

Accepted or mustered, Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia, 22, 25, & 27 July, 1861: The 58th Virginia Militia Infantry (Rockingham County), Companies E and F were accepted or mustered in Confederate service at Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia, on 22 July, 1861; Companies A, B, C, D, G, H, and K, on 25 July, 1861; and Company I on 27 July, 1861.

Organisation of 58th Virginia Militia Infantry: Colonel W A Maupin, Major O P Horn; Company A, Captain C W Harnsberger; Company B, Captain N W Bowman; Company C, Captain H Wise; Company D, Captain A Shumaker; Company E, Captain S C Bowers; Company F, Captain A Hupp; Company G, Captain W F Deadrick; Company H, Captain H J Rosenberger; Company I, Captain A G Cave; Company K, Captain J H Jordan

Brigadier General G S Meem, Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Virginia Militia, was ordered to organise six hundred men of the 97th Virginia Militia Infantry (Page County) and the 146th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County) as the 1st Virginia Militia Infantry and 2nd Virginia Militia Infantry by General J E Johnston, Confederate States Army, on 21 June, 1861. The 1st Virginia Militia Infantry and the 2nd Virginia Militia Infantry were stationed at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, between 1 and 11 July, 1861, and Brigadier General G S Meem was ordered to organise nine hundred men of the 136th Virginia Militia Infantry (Shenandoah County) and the 58th Virginia Militia Infantry (Rockingham County) as the 3rd Virginia Militia Infantry and the 4th Virginia Militia Infantry by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861. The 3rd Virginia Militia Infantry and the 4th Virginia Militia Infantry reported for duty between 19 and 25 July, 1861, and were assigned to Brigadier General G S Meem at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.

Rockingham County

One hundred & Sixteenth Virginia Militia Infantry (Rockingham County): Col. J E Dovel
The 116th Virginia Militia Infantry (Rockingham County), was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861.
One hundred & forty-fifth Virginia Militia Infantry (Rockingham County): Col. R M Sherfy
The 145th Virginia Militia Infantry (Rockingham County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861.

Warren County

One hundred & forty-ninth Virginia Militia Infantry (Warren County): Col. M T Wheatly
The 149th Virginia Militia Infantry (Warren County), was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861.

Jefferson County

Fifty-fifth Virginia Militia Infantry (Jefferson County): Col. J T Gibson
The 55th Virginia Militia Infantry (Jefferson County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861.

berkeley County

Sixty-seventh Virginia Militia Infantry (Berkeley County): Col. J Sencindiver
The 67th Virginia Militia Infantry (Berkeley County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861, and Companies A, B, C, D, and E were accepted or mustered in Confederate service on 10 August, 1861. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Northwestern Turnpike to Capon Bridge, Hampshire County, Virginia, on 21 October, 1861, and arrived at Camp Carson, near Capon Bridge, Hampshire County, Virginia, at 1 PM on 28 October, 1861. The 67th Virginia Militia Infantry (Berkeley County) was ordered to Lockhart's Gap, Frederick County, Virginia, at 10 PM the same day and arrived at Camp Evans, near Lockhart's Gap, Frederick County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 29 October, 1861. The regiment arrived at Camp Carson, near Capon Bridge, Hampshire County, Virginia, at 6.30 PM on 31 October, 1861, and was disbanded on 10 August, 1862.

Orgainsation of 67th Virginia Militia Infantry (Berkeley County): Colonel J Sencindiver, Lieutenant Colonel I Robinson, Major J F Cunningham; Company A, Captain J M Sencindiver; Company B, Captain J Robinson; Company C, Captain J W Griffith; and Company D, Captain D Stuckey; Company E, Captain J W Keel

Note: J W Griffith was appointed captain, 67th Virginia Militia Infantry (Berkeley County), Company C, on 14 September, 1861, and First Lieutenant J W Keel, 67th Virginia Militia Infantry (Berkeley County), Company C, was appointed captain, 67th Virginia Militia Infantry (Berkeley County), Company E, on 1 October, 1861.

Frederick County

Thirty-first Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County): Col. R F Baldwin
The 31st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861, and was stationed at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 2 October, 1861. Companies A and D were ordered to Dam No.4, near Shepherd's Island, on the Potomac River, on 3 October, 1861, and to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 3 October, 1861. The 31st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County) was ordered to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 27 October, 1861, and was discharged on 24 March, 1862.

Orgainsation of 31st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County): Colonel R F Baldwin, Lieutenant Colonel W R Denny, Major B B Washington; Company A, Captain J E Bair; Company B, Captain C W Reed; Company C, Captain C F Eichelberger; Company D, Captain J P Crim; Company E, Captain W Lodge; Company F, Captain N B Lovett; Company G, Captain R B Smith; Company H, Captain T E McCooke; Company I, Captain T M Eddy

Note: The 31st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County), Company H, was accepted or mustered in Confederate service on 3 July, 1861, and Company G on 4 July, 1861. Company I was assigned to duty on 13, 14, 18, 19, and 20 June, 1861, and Captain T E McCooke, 31st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County), Company H, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 31st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County), on 17 Novemeber, 1861.

Fifty-first Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County): Col. C E Shryock
The 51st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County) was accepted or mustered in Confederate service on 3 July, 1861, and was called out and ordered to rendezvous Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Winchester & Potomac Railroad to Duffields Depot, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 5 September, 1861, and arrived via Halltown, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 10 PM the same day. The 51st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County) was ordered to Vanclieveville, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 19 September, 1861, and Company A (85) was on guard duty at a hospital at Front Royal, Warren County, Vithinia, on 4 December, 1861. The regiment was disbanded on 13 March 1862.

Note: The 51st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County) was assigned to duty on 13, 14, 18, 19, and 20 June, 1861.

Orgainsation of 51st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County): Colonel C E Shryock, Lieutenant Colonel S S Pritchard, Major D E Wotring; Company A, Captain B Brinker; Company B, Captain S M Marks; Company C, Captain J H Willis; Company D, Captain P Prefid; Company E, Captain J W Larrick; Company F, Captain A M Pierce; Company G, Captain R Pifer

Note: A detachment of twelve men of the Newtown Artillery was assigned to the 51st Virginia Militia Infantry (Frederick County), Company C, on 29 November, 1861, and twenty-one men to Company B on 30 November, 1861 (See the Newtown Artillery).

Morgan County

Eighty-ninth Virginia Militia Infantry (Morgan County): Col. S Johnston
The 89th Virginia Militia Infantry (Morgan County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861, and was disbanded on 30 November, 1861.

Orgainsation of 89th Virginia Militia Infantry (Morgan County): Colonel S Johnston, Lieutenant Colonel J S Flagg, Major E C Rider; Company A, Captain E D Alderton; Company B, Captain S Johnston, Jr; Company C, Captain J H Hovernale; Company D, Captain J Henry Company E, Captain J W Yost; Company F, Captain T Lutman; Company G, Captain C Courtenay; Company H, Captain J Stewart; Company I, Captain J Harian; Company K, Captain C Dawson

Note: Captain J W Yost, 89th Virginia Militia Infantry (Morgan County), Company E, resigned and joined the Federal Army on 21 July, 1861; Captain T Lutman, Company F, did not respond to the order to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 13 July, 1861; Captain C Courtenay, Company G, resigned on 21 June, 1861; a detachment of Company I, under the command of Captain J Harian, was assigned to Company A in August 1861; and Captain C Dawson, Company K, did not respond to the order to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 13 July, 1861.

Clarke County

One Hundred & Twenty-second Virginia Militia Infantry (Clarke County): Col. W Dearmont
The 122nd Virginia Militia Infantry (Clarke County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861, and was stationed at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 26 October, 1861. The regiment was ordered to Smithfield, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 2 PM on 27 October, 1861, and arrived at 9 PM the same day.

Note: The 122nd Virginia Militia Infantry (Clarke County), Companies A and D (1st), were assigned to duty at Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia, by Brigadier General G S Meem, Seventh Brigade, Virginia Militia, between 18 and 21 June, 1861, and Company G (10) was accepted or mustered in Confederate service on 4 July, 1861.

Orgainsation of 122nd Virginia Militia Infantry (Clarke County): Colonel W Dearmont; Company A, Captain J A Nunn; Company B, Captain A N Pierce; Company C, Captain B F Littleton; Company D (1st), Captain M B Anderson; Company D (2nd), formerly Company E, Captain J R Grigsby; Company E, formerly Company F, Captain S Lee; Company F, formerly Company G, Captain J H Bitzer

Hampshire County

Seventy-seventh Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County): Col. E H McDonald
The 77th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861, and Companies A, B, and C, were stationed at Romney, Hampshire County, Virginia, on 24 September, 1861. The regiment was disbanded on 1 January, 1862.

Note: The 77th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County), Company C, was assigned to guard roads by Major A Smith, 77th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County), between 1 May and 1 July, 1861, and Company A was accepted or mustered in Confederate service at Romney, Hampshire County, Virginia, on 14 July, 1861; Company B on 17 July, 1861, dated 14 July, 1861; Company C on 10 September, 1861; and Blue's Mounted Scouts on 1 October, 1861.

Orgainsation of 77th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County): Colonel E H McDonald, Lieutenant Colonel G F Simms, First Major A Smith, Second Major J L Vandevier; Company A, Captain P Hartman; Company B, Captain A Roberson; Company C, Captain I V Inskeep; Blue's Mounted Scouts, Acting Captain & First Lieutenant J Blue

Note: First Lieutenant J Blue, 77th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County), Company C, was appointed acting captain, Blue's Mounted Scouts, on 30 September, 1861, and was stationed at Capons Bridge, Hampshire County, Virginia, on 31 December, 1861.

One Hundred & Fourteenth Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County): Col. A Monroe
The 114th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 20 July, dated 13 July, 1861, and was accepted in Confederate service at Romney, Hampshire County, Virginia, on 14 July, 1861. Companies D and F were disbanded on 7 April, 1862; Companies A and B on 8 April, 1862; Company K on 9 April, 1862; and Companies C, E, and G on 10 April, 1862.

Note: The 114th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County), was accepted or mustered in Confederate service at Romney, Hampshire County, Virginia, on 14 July, 1861, and Company E was ordered to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 31 July, 1861.

Orgainsation of 114th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County): Colonel A Monroe, Lieutenant Colonel I Lupton, Major G Deaver; Company A, Captain J W Hardy; Company B, Captain J H Piles; Company D, Captain A A Brills; Company E, Captain D K Higby; Company F, Captain W Wolford; Company G, Captain S W Swisher; Company K, Captain T H McMakin

Note: T H Makin was appointed captain, 114th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hampshire County), Company K on 3 August, 1861.

Hardy County

Fourteenth Virginia Militia Infantry (Hardy County): Col. W H Harness
The 14th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hardy County) was called out and ordered to rendezvous at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861, and was accepted in Confederate service by Brigadier General J Boggs, Eighteenth Brigade, Third Division, Virginia State Militia, on 10 September, 1861. The regiment was mustered in Confederate service for six months at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 12 December, 1861, dated 10 September, 1861.

Note: The 14th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hardy County), Company C, was accepted in Confederate service at Davidson's, on the North River, Hardy County, Virginia, on 14 September, 1861; Company A at Wardensville, Hardy County, Virginia, on 17 September, 1861; Company B at Old Fields, Hardy County, Virginia, on 17 September, 1861; Company D at Harpers, Hardy County, Virginia, on 17 September, 1861; Company E at Crack Whip Furnace, Hardy County, Virginia, on 17 September, 1861; and Company F at Mathias, Hardy County, Virginia, on 17 September, 1861.

Orgainsation of 14th Virginia Militia Infantry (Hardy County): Colonel W H Harness; Company A, Captain D H Dinges; Company B, Captain I Stickley; Company C, Captain G W Hawse; Company D, Captain A Miller; Company E, Captain L Crawford; Company F, Captain J M May; Company G, Captain J Taylor

Pendelton County

Forty-sixth Virginia Militia Infantry (Pendleton County): Col. J H Johnson
The 46th Virginia Militia Infantry (Pendleton County) was accepted or mustered in Confederate service for six months by Major General T J Jackson, Confederate States Army, at Franklin, Pendleton County, Virginia, on 14 November, 1861, and was disbanded on 5 April, 1862.

Note: The North Fork Company, under the command of Captain J H Lantz, was captured near the mouth of the Seneca River, guarding the pass to the Allegheny Mountains, on 4 March, 1862, and the 46th Virginia Militia Infantry (Pendleton County), Company A, was discharged on 9 April, 1862, dated 5 April, 1862.

Orgainsation of 46th Virginia Militia Infantry (Pendleton County): Colonel J H Johnston; Major M Dahmer; Company A, Captain E H Mitchell; Company B, Captain J Hiser; Company C, Captain W S Arbogast; Company D, Captain P McDonald; North Fork Company, Captain J H Lantz

Highland County

One Hundred & Sixty-second Virginia Militia Infantry (Highland County): Col. G W Hull
he 162nd Virginia Militia Infantry (Highland County) was ordered to rendezvous at Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, by Governor J Letcher on 13 July, 1861, and was accepted and mustered in Confederate service at Monterey, Highland County, Virginia, on 1 August, 1861.

Note: Lieutenant Colonel H H Fleisher was assigned to command the 162nd Virginia Militia Infantry (Highland County), Companies A, B, and C, by Brigadier General H R Jackson, Confederate States Army, on 5 August, 1861.

Orgainsation of 162nd Virginia Militia Infantry (Highland County): Colonel G W Hull, Lieutenant Colonel H H Fleisher; Company A, Captain J D Ervin; Company B, Captain J S Newman; Company C, Captain J M Terry

Sources

Beleaguered Winchester: A Virginia community at war, 1861-1865, by Richard R Duncan

Supplement to the Official Records: Part II, Record of Events: Record of events for Fifty-first Regiment, Virginia Militia, June 1861-March 1862, edited by James B Hewett

Supplement to the Official Records: Part II, Record of Events: Record of events for One Hundred and Fourteenth Regiment, Virginia Militia, October 1861-1862, edited by James B Hewett

Supplement to the Official Records: Part II, Record of Events: Record of events for Ninty-seventh Virginia Militia (also called Second Virginia Militia Regiment), July 1861-March 1862, edited by James B Hewett

Richmond Daily Dispatch, 12 July, 1861 - Affairs about Winchester

A narrative of the campaign in the Valley of the Shenandoah in 1861, by Robert Patterson

Notes

Brigadier Generals J H Carson, G S Meem, & W H Harman, Virginia Militia, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 18 April, 1861: Six hundred and fifty-five men of the Sixteenth Brigade, Third Division, Virginia Militia, under the command of Brigadier General J H Carson; four hundred and six men of the Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Virginia Militia, under the command of Brigadier General G S Meem, and eight hundred and five men of the Thirteenth Brigade, Fifth Division, and one hundred and fifty of the Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Virginia Militia, under the command of Brigadier General W H Harman, were ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 18 April, 1861.

Note: One thousand seven hundred sick of the Army of the Shenandoah were stationed at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 18 July, 1861.

Orders of Battle

The above painting, 'The Fourth Alabama', is by Don Troiani, modern America's finest historical artist.