6th Battalion, Virginia Infantry, Local Defense (Tredegar)

Historical Notes:
Little is known of this unit. Established in 1837, the Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond was one of the largest iron works in the United States from 1841 to 1865. During the Civil War the works supplied the South with a major share of the iron products. Officers:
The roster of this unit contains the names of 362 men. Bibliography for Research:

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