15th Cavalry Regiment was formed in September 1862, by consolidating the 14th and 15th Battalions Virginia Cavalry. The unit served in W, H. F. Lee's, Lomax's, and Payne's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It was active in the Chancellorsville Campaign and later reported 2 killed and 14 wounded during the operations around Bristoe. The regiment continued the fight at Mine Run and The Wilderness, then saw action about Cold Harbor. It moved with Early to the Shenandoah Valley and on November 8, 1864, was absorbed by the 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. The field officers were Colonels William B. Ball and Charles R. Collins, Lieutenant Colonel John Critcher, and Major Edgar Burroughs.
Reference for rosters: 15th Virginia Cavalry. the Virginia Regimental Histories Series. 1st Edition. John Fortier. Copywright 1993 H. E. Howard, Inc. Manufactured in the United States by H. E. Howard, Inc., Lynchburg, Virginia. Printed by H. E. Howard, Inc. ISBN-1-56190-053-2