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37th Virginia Volunteers Infantry Regiment

Brig. General W. B. Taliaferro
Brig. Gen. W. B. Taliaferro
Brig. Gen. Colston
Brig. Gen. Colston
Brig. General Heorge Steuart
Brig. Gen.  George Steuart
General William Terry5
Brig. Gen. William Terry
General Thomas Stonewall Jackson
Lt.  Gen. Thomas Jackson
General Robert Edward Lee
General Robert E. Lee

Gemeral Jubal Early
Lt. General Jubal Early
Colonel Damuel V. Fulkerson
Colonel  Samuel Fulkerson
Colonel Titus V. Williams
Colonel Titus V. Williams
Lt. Colonel Robert P. Carson
Lt. Col. Robert P Carson

Above are some of the officers in the Confederate States Army controlling the destiny of the 37th Virginia Infantry
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Confederate Infantru soldoer - unknown
CSA Infantryman
Name not known
37th  Virginia Infantry Volunteers Regiment, organized in May of 1861 in Washington County, was accepted into Confederate service in July.  Men in Lee, Russell, Scott and Washington county volunteered. Some men crossed over the state line from Tennessee join the companies which would eventually become Companies A, B, F, and K. The 37th was accepted into Confederate service in July.

The regiment was active at First Kernstown and McDowell, the took part in Thomas Jackson's Valley Campaign. During the war the 37th was assigned to General Taliaferro's, Steuart's and William Terry's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia.  Among the many conflicts the 37th was involved were: Seven Days' Battles and Cold Harbor.  The regiment moved to the Shenandoah Valley with Early. The 37th was also involved in the last campaign at Appomattox.

The regiment totaled 846 men in December, 1861, sustained 846 men. There were 113 casualties at First Kernstown, 5 killed and 34 wounded  at McDowell.  There were 12 killed and 76 wounded reported Cedar Mountain, and 5 killed with 36 wounded at Second Manassas. The Chancellorsville report included 22 killed, 101 wounded and 9 missing.  More than 30 percent of the men at Gettysburg were disabled and many were captured at Spotsylvania.  Two officers and 39 men surrendered in Appomattox in April, 1865.

Field officers were Colonels Samuel Fulkerson and Titus V. Williams, Lieutenant Colonels, Robert P. Carson and John F. Terry, and Major Henry C. Wood.

First Lieutenant James L. Cole

Company F
Acting Quarter Master
James Lowery Cole, was also an uncle in Neale's line, though his marriage to
Elizabeth Patterson,
daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth Cole Patterson.

See information about James L. Cole here
First Lieutenant James L. Cole
First Lieutenant James L. Cole

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        Units Of The Confederate States Army By Joseph H. Crute, Jr. Durwent Books, Midlothian Virginia 1987
        History of Tazewell County and Southeastern Virginia By William C. Pendleton, W. C. Hill Printing 1920
        The War, "Stonewall" Jackson, His Campaign, And Battles, The Regiments As I Saw Them By James H. Wood, Eddy Press Corp., Cumberland, Maryland 1910

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