|May||Organized at Harpers Ferry under Colonel Ambrose Powell Hill, Lieutenant Colonel James A. Walker and Major James B. Terrill.|
|July 1||Mustered into Confederate service|
The regiment moved by train to Manassas but was stationed on the unengaged right flank during the battle.
|July 23||In the evening moved to Camp Blair at Fairfax station with the Newtown Artillery and the 10th Virginia Infantry.|
|February 26||Colonel Hill was promoted to brigadier general. Lieutenant Colonel Walker was promoted to colonel and Major Terrill was promoted to lieutenant colonel.|
|April 25||Captain John B. Sherrard of Company K was promoted to major.|
Battle of McDowell
Jackson’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Battles of Cross Keys-Port Republic
|June||Attached to Elzey’s, Walker’s, Early’s Brigade, Ewell’s Division, Jackson’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia|
Battle of Gaines’ Mill
Captain Charles Crittenden was wounded.
|June 30||White Oak Swamp|
|July 1||Malvern Hill|
Battle of Cedar Mountain
|August 26-27||Bristoe and Manassas Junction|
The regiment was commanded by Captain Frank V. Winston. At the beginning of the battle it was detached from the brigade to support Stuart’s Horse Artillery near the Poffenberger Farm at the extreme left of the Confederate line. Serving as a skirmish line in front of the horse artillery they drove back three advances by Gorman’s Union Brigade from the West Woods. In spite of the heavy fighting the regiment lost only one man killed and five wounded.
|October 30||Major Sherrard resigned, apparently due to problems with Colonel Walker. Captain George A. Goodman of Company C was promoted to major.|
|November||Attached to Early’s Brigade, Ewell’s Division, Second Corps , Army of Northern Virginia|
|May 15||Colonel Walker was promoted to brigadier general. Lieutenant Colonel Terrill was promoted to colonel. Major Goodman was promoted to lieutenant colonel, and Captain Charles T. Crittenden of Company B was promoted to major. When Colonel Walker left the regiment former Major Sherrard sought to be reinstated but was turned down.|
The regiment was detached from the brigade with the 58th Virginia and left in Winchester, missing the Battle of Gettysburg.
|July 12||Retreat to Virginia|
|November-December||Mine Run Campaign|
Major Crittenden was shot “through the breast.”
Colonel Terrill was promoted to brigadier general.
|June 17-18||Battle of Lynchburg|
|June 19-21||Pursuit of Hunter|
|June 22||Day of rest at Salem|
|June 23-26||Advance into the Shenandoah Valley to Staunton|
|June 28-July 2||Advance from Staunton to near Harpers Ferry|
|July 5-6||Crossed the Potomac at Boteler’s Ford and advances to west of Frederick|
|July 10||The advance on Washington continued through an extremely hot day.|
Battle of Fort Stevens
|July 13-15||Left Washington, crossed the Potomac at White’s Ford, and marched across Loudon County.|
|July 16||Crossed the Blue Ridge at Snickers Gap to Berryville|
|July 19||Moved to Strasburg|
|August 8||At Bunker Hill|
|August 10||To Winchester|
|August 12||To Fisher’s Hill|
|August 17||Returned to Winchester and Bunker Hill.|
|August 22||To Charles Town|
|August 25-26||Feint toward Williamsport and return to Bunker Hill.|
|September 5||To Winchester|
Lieutenant Colonel Goodman was captured.
|January||Captain George Cullen was reported to be in command of the regiment to the end of the war.|
Battle of Sayler’s Creek
The 13th Virginia Infantry Regiment surrendered 65 men