The 48th Virginia Infantry Regiment was created in September of 1861 and surrendered at Appomattox Court House in April of 1865.
|September 20||Organized for one year’s service under the command of Colonel John A. Campbell. Assigned to Burks’s Brigade, Army of the Northwest|
|November-December||Assigned to Gilham’s Brigade, Loring’s Division, Army of the Northwest|
|December||Assigned to 2nd (Burks’s-Campbell’s) Brigade, Army of the Valley District|
|May-June||Assigned to 2nd (Campbell’s) Brigade, Jackson’s Division, Army of the Valley District|
Battle of McDowell
Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Assigned to J.R. Jones’s Brigade, Jackson’s Division, Army of the Valley District
Battle of Cross Keys
|June 25-July 1||
Seven Days Battles
White Oak Swamp
Battle of Malvern Hill
Battle of Cedar Mountain
Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Robert H. Dungan. Lieutenant Colonel Dungan took command of the brigade as senior officer when Brigadier General Jones was wounded, and Major Oscar Whit took command of the regiment.
From the monument to Jones’s Brigade at Gettysburg:
July 1. Arrived near nightfall and took position east of Rock Creek and north of Hanover road with pickets advanced to the front.
July 2. About 4 P. M. moved forward to support artillery on Benner’s Hill. Crossed Rock Creek at 6 P. M. and assailed the Union position on the summit of Culp’s Hill charging up to the Union breastworks and continuing the struggle until dark.
July 3. In line near here all day sometimes skirmishing heavily. About midnight moved with the Division and Corps to Seminary Ridge northwest of the town.
July 4. Occupied Seminary Ridge. About 10 P. M. began the march to Hagerstown.
Mine Run Campaign
|May||Assigned to Terry’s Consolidated Brigade, Gordon’s Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia|
|May 14||Consolidated with 21st, 25th, 42nd, 44th & 50th Virginia Infantry Regiments due to extreme casualties at the Mule Shoe at Spotsylvania.|
Battle of South Anna
Assigned to Terry’s Consolidated Brigade, Gordon’s Division, Army of the Valley
Assigned to Terry’s Consolidated Brigade, Gordon’s Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia