Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 57th
The 57th Regiment, Virginia Infantry was a least partially formed from volunteers in Powhatan, Pittsylvania, and Botetourt counties during September of 1861. The regiment fought in a number of significant campaigns and battles, including Gettysburg, Petersburg, and Appomattox.
Citation:National Part Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-battle-units-detail.htm?battleUnitCode=CVA0057RI
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains a letter written by Joseph Eames to the Confederate Secretary of War, April 20, 1863 in regards to petitioning the secretary to reassign his son, Pope Eames, to the Danville Gun Factory on account of Pope's being to sick to serve in the field.
- Danville (Va.) 1