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5th Virginia Cavalry      
Company Unknown
Reuben Beverly Boston - Colonel   
Reuben Beverly Boston (1834-1865) was the last Colonel and regimental commander of the 5th Virginia Calvary. He was killed during or after the siege of Petersburg in 1865
Contact Name:  Edward J. Westlow
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Date Added:  11/8/2016
Company Unknown
Lewis Alexander Washington Hinson - Private   
3rd Great Grand Uncle (Paternal).
Served as a Private to the 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry on November 1864.
Paroled at Westmoreland Court House Virginia 5 May 1865.
Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia.
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Contact Name:  Ron Saunders
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Date Added:  9/12/2013
Company Unknown
Thomas R. Marks - Private   
1st Cousin (Paternal).
Served as a Private in 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry.
Paroled at Westmoreland Court House Virginia on 6 May 1865.
Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia.
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Contact Name:  Ron Saunders
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Date Added:  9/7/2013
Company B
Charles Denby - 1st Lieutenant   
Was a great great uncle, son of John Denby, and a half brother to my great great grandfather William A. Denby. Charles served the CSA on many battle fields with great commanders like General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson. He was a proud confederate!
Contact Name:  Lamar Denby
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Date Added:  5/24/2007
Company E
Jacob Faulcon - Captain   
Attended the College of William and Mary prior to the war. Commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant on April 20, 1861. Promoted to Captain on May 3, 1862. Resigned his commission on August 22, 1862. Murdered by Federal troops at his home in Surry County, Virginia sometime in 1863.
Contact Name:  Jordan Kearney
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Date Added:  12/10/2008
Company E
Melville Walker - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ronnie Ranew
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Date Added:  11/11/2007
Company E
Watson Walker - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ronnie Ranew
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Date Added:  11/11/2007
Company F
Edmund Ruffin - Captain   
Son of Edmund Ruffin. Attended the University of Virginia prior to the war. Commissioned a Captain on April 20, 1861. Resigned on April 29, 1862.
Contact Name:  Jordan Kearney
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Date Added:  12/12/2008
Company G
John A. Land - Private   
Son of Eldridge Land & Nancy McConnell. Listed on roll of conscripts Camp Lee,Va.Feb 20,1864 Assigned on Feb 24,to Co G 5th Va Cav Capturd at Yellow Tavern May 11,1864 confined at Ft.Monroe May 15. Transferred to Elmira,N.Y.Aug.15 Transferred to Point Lookout Md.for exchange Oct.11 Paroled June 6,1865
Contact Name:  Glenn land
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Date Added:  11/16/2010
Company H
Levin Winder Lane - Captain   
Trying to find information on the above-who was my great-2x grandfather. Found his burial site in Williamsburg-It listed him as a captain in the James City Co. Calvary a part of company H 5th regiment -calvary of Virginia. Wondering what engagements his regiment took part etc.
Contact Name:  Robert Garris
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Date Added:  11/19/2007
Company K
Charles M Bishop - Private   
This is my great, great, great grandfather on my father's maternal line.
Enlisted 07 Apr 1862 in Petersburg, VA.
Mustered out on 20 Jan 1863
National Archives Film Number: M382 roll 5
Contact Name:  Michael Tanner
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Date Added:  5/3/2011
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