Confederate Regiments & BatteriesVirginia


“Richardson’s Battalion of Scouts, Guides, and Couriers”

1862
September 24 Created as the 13th Virginia Cavalry Battalion with two companies under the command of Major John H. Richardson, and was later increased to four companies. Ir was attached to General Headquarters of the Army of Northern Virginia. The battalion would participate in every engagement of the army in which Lee was present.
1865
April 9
Appomattox Court House

The battalion surrendered 1 officer and 80 men.