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23rd Virginia Cavalry

23rd Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment

Flag of Virginia, 1861
Active April 1864 – April 1865
Country Confederacy
Allegiance Confederate States of America Confederate States of America
Role Cavalry
Engagements American Civil War: Valley Campaigns of 1864
Disbanded April 1865

The 23rd Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment raised in Virginia for service in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. It fought in the Shenandoah Valley.

Virginia’s 23rd Cavalry Regiment was organized in April, 1864, by consolidating seven companies of the 41st Battalion Virginia Cavalry and two companies of O'Ferrall's Battalion Virginia Cavalry. The unit served in Imboden's Brigade and was involved in various conflicts in the Shenandoah Valley. It disbanded during April, 1865. The field officers were Colonel Robert White, Lieutenant Colonel Charles T. O'Ferrall, and Major Fielding H. Calmese.

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