22nd Virginia Infantry
|22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry|
Flag of Virginia, 1861
|Active||July 1861 – Spring 1865|
|Country||Confederate States of America|
|Branch||Confederate States Army|
22nd Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 1st Kanawha Regiment, was organized and accepted into Confederate service in July 1861. Its members were from the counties of Jackson, Kanawha, Craig, Nicholas, Alleghany, Wyoming, Greenbrier, and Boone.
The 22nd saw action at Carnifex Ferry and later lost twenty-one percent of the 550 engaged at Droop Mountain. It was assigned to Echols' and Patton's Brigade, participated in the Shenandoah Valley operations, and disbanded during the spring of 1865.
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