CONFEDERATE VIRGINIA TROOPS
25th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry
25th Cavalry Regiment was organized in July, 1864, using the 27th Battalion Virginia
Partisan Rangers as its nucleus. Serving in McCausland's and Imboden's Brigade, the unit fought
in numerous engagements in western Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley. During April, 1865, it
disbanded. Its commanders were Colonel Warren M. Hopkins, Lieutenant Colonel Henry A.
Edmundson, and Major Sylvester R. McConnell.
27th Battalion Partisan Rangers was formed in September, 1862, with seven companies, later increased to nine. The unit served in General Hodge's and W.E. Jones' Brigade and participated in various engagements in East Tennessee and western Virginia. During April, 1864, it contained 240 effectives, and in July it merged into the 25th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. Lieutenant Colonel Henry A. Edmundson was in command.
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