The Virginia 30th Battalion Sharpshooters was organized in August, 1862, with six companies. The unit was assigned to G. C. Wharton's and A. Forsberg's Brigade and fought in various engagements in East Tennessee and the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. After the Battle of Waynesborough, it disbanded.
Lieutenant Colonel J. Lyle Clarke and Major Peter Otey
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The roster of this unit contains the names of 1100 men.
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