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51st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)

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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
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Company A (Capt. Stephen M. Dickey's Company)&nbsp; - many men from [[Grayson_County,_Virginia|Grayson County ]]
Company B (Nelson Rifles) - many men from [[Nelson_County,_Virginia|Nelson County ]]
Company D ( Capt. Ezekiel Youngs Company) - many men from [[Grayson_County,_Virginia|Grayson County ]]
CompanyE (Wythe Rifles) - many men from [[Wythe_County,_Virginia|Wythe County ]]
Company &nbsp;I&nbsp; (Capt. John P. Wolfe's Company) - many men from [[Washington_County,_Virginia|Washington County ]]
Company&nbsp; K (Bland Tigers) - &nbsp;many men from [[Bland_County,_Virginia|Bland County ]]
Company&nbsp; L ([[Tazewell_County,_Virginia|Tazewell County ]] Company) - &nbsp;An eleven-piece band
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The above information is from ''51st Virginia Infantry'', by James A. Davis
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