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Muster In: Organized with nine companies in part from Jackson’s Cavalry Squadron on September 5, 1862, per S. O. #208.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel James Cochran
Commander Image

Captain Edwin E. Bouldin
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.3

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.4

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.5

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.6

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.7

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.8

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.9

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.10

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Beale’s Brigade | Rooney Lee’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army11,12

  • Commander:
    • Colonel James Cochran (turned over command to Captain Bouldin and left the regiment on March 31)(March 1865)13
    • Captain Edwin E. Bouldin (March & April 1-2, 1865)14,15
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The 14th Virginia Cavalry was transferred from McCausland’s Brigade to Beale’s Brigade at some point in March 1865 when McCausland reached the Richmond-Petersburg area.  More research is needed for the exact date.16

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles17:

  • Petersburg Siege (from March 1865)(June 1864-April 1865)
  • Quaker Road (March 29, 1865)
  • White Oak Road (March 31, 1865)
  • Five Forks (April 1, 1865)
  • Avery’s Church Road (April 4, 1865)
  • Amelia Springs (April 5, 1865)
  • Jetersville (April 6, 1865)
  • Deatonsville (April 6, 1865)
  • High Bridge (April 7, 1865)
  • Farmville (April 7, 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127
  3. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127
  4. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127
  5. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127
  6. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127
  7. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127
  8. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127
  9. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127
  10. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127
  11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 195
  12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 205
  13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 195
  14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 195
  15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 205
  16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 402
  17. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 123-127

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