1st Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, Local Defense

Historical Notes:
This Unit was formed in November 1861, with eight companies it was also called Lee's Legion. In January 1862, two companies were added to the battalion and it became the 9th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. Officers:
Lieutenant Colonel John E. Johnson and Major Richard L. T. Beale Assignments:
The roster of this unit contains the names of 389 men.

Company A (Newtown Troop) - Frederick County

Company B (Berkeley Troop) - Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia

Company C (1st Rockbridge Dragoons) - Rockbridge County

Company D (Clarke Cavalry)

Company E (Valley Rangers) - Waynesboro, Augusta County

Company F (The Shepherdstown Troop)

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