Stafford Guards

was the colonel of the 55th Virginia as well as the regiment's major while the lieutenant-colonel had been wounded.

Consequently, at the beginning of the Gettysburg Campaign the 55th was led by a new officer, Colonel William Christian. During the army's reorganisation in

55th Virginia Infantry Regiment

Colonel William Steptoe Christian 268 troops present for duty equipped

40th Virginia Infantry Regiment

Captain Thomas Edwin Betts 253 troops present for duty equipped


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