A Guide to the Roll of Buffalo [Virginia] Guards, n.d. Roll of Buffalo [Virginia] Guards Ms1996-004

A Guide to the Roll of Buffalo [Virginia] Guards, n.d.

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Collection Number Ms1996-004


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Collection Number
Roll of Buffalo [Virginia] Guards, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder

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Scope and Content

Typescript listing of men in a Confederate regiment from Buffalo, Virginia (later West Virginia), and the Kanawha Valley, that mustered into service May 13, 1861, during the Civil War. Soon became part of the 36th Virginia Infantry as Company A, under John McGausland's command. Lists officers (including Captain William E. Fife and First Lieutenant B.B. Sterrett) and privates, with indication of whether or not they were killed, wounded, or had died.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865