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|unit_name= 22nd Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
 
|unit_name= 22nd Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
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The '''22nd 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 mostly in southwestern Virginia, East Tennessee, and the Shenandoah Valley.
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The '''22nd 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 mostly in southwestern Virginia, East Tennessee, and the Shenandoah Valley.
   
 
Virginia's 22nd Cavalry Regiment completed its organization in October, 1863. The unit served in W.L. Jackson's and McCausland's Brigade and confronted the Federals in Tennessee, western Virginia, and the Shenandoah Valley. During April, 1865, it disbanded. The field officers were Colonel Henry S. Bowen, Lieutenant Colonel John T. Radford, and Major Henry F. Kendrick. A Union soldier, Sergeant [[Levi Shoemaker]], was awarded the [[Medal of Honor]] for capturing the regiment's flag during an engagement at [[Nineveh, Virginia]], on November 12, 1864.<ref name="mohmz"/>
 
Virginia's 22nd Cavalry Regiment completed its organization in October, 1863. The unit served in W.L. Jackson's and McCausland's Brigade and confronted the Federals in Tennessee, western Virginia, and the Shenandoah Valley. During April, 1865, it disbanded. The field officers were Colonel Henry S. Bowen, Lieutenant Colonel John T. Radford, and Major Henry F. Kendrick. A Union soldier, Sergeant [[Levi Shoemaker]], was awarded the [[Medal of Honor]] for capturing the regiment's flag during an engagement at [[Nineveh, Virginia]], on November 12, 1864.<ref name="mohmz"/>
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| title = Medal of Honor Recipients - Civil War (M–Z)
 
| title = Medal of Honor Recipients - Civil War (M–Z)
 
| work = Medal of Honor Citations
 
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| publisher = [[United States Army Center of Military History]]
 
| publisher = [[United States Army Center of Military History]]
 
| date = December 3, 2010
 
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*{{USGovernment|sourceURL=[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/regiments.cfm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], ''National Park Service}}
 
*{{USGovernment|sourceURL=[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/regiments.cfm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], ''National Park Service}}
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Latest revision as of 19:57, 28 December 2020

22nd Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
Flag of Virginia (1861–1865).svg
Flag of Virginia, 1861
Active October 1863 – April 1865
Disbanded April 1865
Country Confederacy
Allegiance Confederate States of America Confederate States of America
Role Cavalry
Engagements American Civil War: Valley Campaigns of 1864

The 22nd 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 mostly in southwestern Virginia, East Tennessee, and the Shenandoah Valley.

Virginia's 22nd Cavalry Regiment completed its organization in October, 1863. The unit served in W.L. Jackson's and McCausland's Brigade and confronted the Federals in Tennessee, western Virginia, and the Shenandoah Valley. During April, 1865, it disbanded. The field officers were Colonel Henry S. Bowen, Lieutenant Colonel John T. Radford, and Major Henry F. Kendrick. A Union soldier, Sergeant Levi Shoemaker, was awarded the Medal of Honor for capturing the regiment's flag during an engagement at Nineveh, Virginia, on November 12, 1864.[1]

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