37th Infantry Regiment

L. Irby Forrest-1st Lt.--Co. K
William H. Harman--Co. C
Luther Hart Clap--Co.  C

37th Infantry Regiment was organized in Washington County, Virginia, in May 1861, and accepted into Confederate service in July. The unit was active at First Kernstown and McDowell, then took part in Jackson's Valley Campaign. During the war it was assigned to General Taliaferro's, Colston's, Steuart's, and W. Terry's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. The 37th was involved in many conflicts from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, moved with Early to the Shenandoah Valley, then participated in the final campaign at Appomattox. It totaled 846 men in December 1861, sustained 113 casualties at First Kernstown and had 5 killed and 34 wounded at McDowell. The regiment reported 12 killed and 76 wounded at Cedar Mountain, 5 killed and 36 wounded at Second Manassas, and 22 killed, 101 wounded, and 9 missing at Chancellorsville. More than thirty percent of the 264 at Gettysburg were disabled and many were captured at Spotsylvania. Only, 2 officers and 39 men surrendered. The field officers were Colonels Samuel V. Fulkerson and Titus V. Williams, Lieutenant Colonels Robert P. Carson and John F. Terry, and Major Henry C. Wood.

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