“White’s Cavalry Battalion” “White’s Comanches”
|Fall||Unofficially organized as White’s Cavalry Battalion under the command of Major Elijah V. White. The battalion consisted of six companies.|
|November||Assigned to Jones’s Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of Northern Virginia.|
|November 25||Poolesville (Company B)|
|December||Assigned to Jones’s Cavalry Brigade, Army of the Valley District.|
|February 4||Officially organized as the 35th Virginia Cavalry Battalion.|
|May-September||Assigned to Jones’s Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of Northern Virginia|
Lieutenant Colonel Elijah V. White was wounded.
|June||Temporarily attached to Ewell’s Second Corps for the invasion of Pennsylvania.|
|June 23||Entered Pennsylvania and accompanied Major General Jubal Early’s Division.|
Skirmish at Gettysburg
The battalion clashed with militia cavalry scouts, killing Private George Sandoe, said to be the first Federal casualty at Gettysburg.
|June 28||Reached the Susquehanna at Wrightsville|
|August 27||Edwards’s Ferry|
|September 1||Barbee’s Crossroads|
|September||Assigned to Jones’s-Rosser’s Brigade, Hampton’s-Butler’s Division, Cavalry Corps Army of Northern Virginia|
Mine Run Campaign
Battle of North Anna
Battle of Haw’s Shop
|September-March||Assigned to Rosser’s Brigade, Fitzhugh Lee’s-Rosser’s Cavalry Division, Army of the Valley District|
|October 19||Battle of Cedar Creek|
|November 28||New Creek|
|March-April||Assigned to Dearing’s Brigade, Rosser’s Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia|
The battalion escaped the surrender and returned to Loudon County to disband.