Category: Confederate Army Regiments, United States Civil War

Categories: Confederate Army, United States Civil War

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This category contains categories of the Confederate Army Regiments.

Confederate Army Regiments which were the basic units of army organization through which soldiers were supplied and deployed, were raised by individual states before transferring to the Confederate Army. They were generally referred by number and state, for example 1st Texas, 12th Virginia. To the extent the word "battalion" was used to describe a military unit, it referred to a multi-company task force of a regiment or a near-regimental size unit. Throughout the war, the Confederacy raised the equivalent of 673 regiments in all branches.Rough unit size for a regiment was 350 to 400.

References:

  • List of Field Officers, Regiments and Battalions in the Confederate States Army, 1861-1865, Claud Estes, 1912.
  • Confederate Regiments National Park Service.
  • Minutes of the Annual Meeting and Reunion of the United Confederate Veterans, 1891, page 126.

Confederate States Army Personnel Organization, *Wikipedia.org, accessed August 24, 2018


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