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2nd Regiment Virginia Infantry, Local Defense      
Company Unknown
William Elam Tanner - Lt. Colonel   
Major 6th Virginia Battalion Local Defense (Tredegar);
Lieutenant Colonel 2d Regiment Virginia Infanry Local Defense
Troops.
Contact Name:  William Theodore (Ted) Kinker
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  11/7/2015
Company A
john w w deskins - 1st Sergeant   
Va. State line co. a Serg. father of William P. Deskins enlisted 9 9 1862 k.i.a.
Contact Name:  sharon sparks
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  Cssparks&Civil War
Date Added:  3/30/2011
Company B
John William Walters - 1st Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  John Thomas Walters
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  5/26/2011
Company C
James Wesley Reams - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  Givem Tha Cold Steel Boys
Date Added:  12/19/2010
Company D
Jesse S. Rea - Corporal   
My GGUncle Jesse S. Rea enlisted in Company D, 2nd Regiment Virginia Volunteers(Local Defense Troops) on May 8, 1864 in Richmond, Virginia.

SOURCE: www.Fold3.com/image/#10683161
Contact Name:  James K. Rea
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Date Added:  10/9/2013
Company G
william p deskins - Unknown   
William was KIA ON 1864 ENLISTED 9 9 1862
Contact Name:  sharon sparks
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Contact Homepage:  Cssparks&Civil War
Date Added:  3/30/2011
Company I
William Tenneyson Dunford - Private   
William Tennyson Dunford (b May 26, 1819 Cumberland, County, Va., d April 18, 1865 in Richmond, Va.)

William worked as a carpenter, miller and a farmer, and was the son of Philip Tennyson Dunford. When he was approximately 42 years old, the War for Southern Independence was on, and even though his age allowed him an age exemption to military service, duty called, and in Richmond he enlisted on March 27, 1862, as a Pvt. in company I, 2nd. Regiment, Virginia Artillery. In May 1862, companies A, B,C,D,E,H were reorganized and assigned and formed the 22nd. Virginia Battalion of Infantry, Confederate States Army. Company I and K were disbanded, and those men who re-enlisted were assigned into other companies, principally Co. A and G of the Battalion of Infantry.

On February 27, 1865, Special Order #48 called for the formation of a Reserve Infantry Regiment to serve as a home guard, and Col. Richard A. Booker of Cumberland was made commander.
Once again in spite of his age, William T. Dunford joined Co. E, 3rd.Virginia Reserve Infantry Regiment as a Corporal and was a member until the war ended ten days later on April 9, 1865.

Records indicate many men became sick with various diseases, Cholera, Typhoid fever, measles, ect, many soldiers were sent home, but William Tenneyson Dunford apparently contracted a desease and later died on April 18, just 9 days after the wars end.
Contact Name:  Carlton J Dunford
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  1/25/2012
Company K
James Alan Gardner - Private   
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Contact Name:  Harry Gardner
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  7/11/2018
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