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Virginia Generals in C. S. Army.

subsequently composed of Eleventh, Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Twenty-eighth Regiments, Virginia Infantry.

Raleigh Edward Colston, colonel Sixteenth Regiment, Virginia Infantry, May 21, 1861; brigadier-general, December 24, 1861; died near Richmond, Va., July 29, 1896.

Commands—Brigade composed of Third Virginia and Thirteenth and Fourteenth North Carolina Regiments, Infantry, with unattached artillery and cavalry. In 1862, brigade composed of Thirteenth and Fourteenth North Carolina Regiments, Infantry, and Manley's light battery of artillery. At battle of Chancellorsville brigade composed of Tenth, Twenty-third and Thirty-seventh Regiments, Virginia Infantry, and First and Third North Carolina Regiments, Infantry; Trimble's Division, Army of Northern Virginia.

John R. Cooke, appointed from North Carolina, but of Virginia parentage, commanded light artillery along the Potomac; major, February, 1862, and chief of artillery, Department of North Carolina; colonel Twenty-seventh North Carolina Regiment, Infantry, April, 1862; brigadier-general, November 1, 1862; brigade composed of Fifteenth, Twenty-seventh, Forty-sixth, Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth North Carolina Regulars, A. P. Hill's Light Division; died in Richmond, Va., April 10, 1 891.

Samuel Cooper, general, C. S. A., May 16, 1861; died at Cameron, Alexandria county, Va., December 3, 1876; adjutant and inspector-general, C. S. A., May 16, 1861, to close of war.

Montgomery Dent Corse, colonel, Seventeenth Virginia Infantry, May-June, 1861; brigadier-general, November 1, 1862; died at Alexandria, Va., February II, 1895.

Commands—Brigade composed of Fifteenth, Seventeenth, Twenty-ninth, Thirtieth and Thirty-second Virginia Regiments, Pickett's Division, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia.

James Dearing, major, Thirty-eighth Battalion Virginia Artillery, 1861; brigadier-general, 1864; killed at High Bridge, April 6, 1865.

Command—Commanding Brigade of Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia.