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17th Virginia Infantry Regiment

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Some facts & figures about the 17th Va

(Source:- 17th Virginia Infantry By Lee A. Wallace, Jr.)

Enlistment ages for the 17th (1861)

Occupations in the 17th Virginia

Enlistment ages for the 17th (1861)

(Source:- 17th Virginia Infantry By Lee A. Wallace, Jr.)

16yrs........................................2                      33yrs........................................8    

17yrs........................................24                    34yrs........................................7

18yrs........................................52                    35yrs........................................16

19yrs........................................64                    36yrs........................................18

20yrs........................................66                    37yrs........................................3

21yrs........................................79                    38yrs........................................12

22yrs........................................61                    39yrs........................................4

23yrs........................................66                    40yrs........................................10

24yrs........................................46                    41yrs........................................3

25yrs........................................40                    42yrs........................................3

26yrs........................................35                    43yrs........................................4

27yrs........................................35                    44yrs........................................7

28yrs........................................14                    45yrs........................................9

29yrs........................................2                      47yrs........................................1

30yrs........................................28                    50yrs........................................1

31yrs........................................18                    58yrs........................................1

32yrs........................................13

Occupations in the 17th Virginia

(Source:- 17th Virginia Infantry By Lee A. Wallace, Jr.)

Farmer........................................143    Moulder.........................................7

Clerk...........................................115    Painter...........................................7

Laborer.......................................113    Scholar...........................................6

Railroad hand................................50    Bricklayer.......................................5

Carpenter......................................37    Plasterer.........................................5

Shoemaker....................................31    Baker..............................................4

Merchant.......................................25    Miller.............................................4

Student..........................................20    Wheelwright...................................4

Printer...........................................18    Druggist..........................................3

Lawyer...........................................16    Jeweler...........................................3

Cooper...........................................14    Saddler..........................................3

Tailor.............................................13    Stage Driver...................................3

Tinner............................................13    Apothecary.....................................2

Blacksmith......................................12    Dyer...............................................2

Cabinet Maker.................................8    Gardener.........................................2

Machinist.........................................8    Hotel Keeper...................................2

Doctor.............................................7    Locksmith.........................................2

Engineer.........................................7    Overseer............................................2

School Teacher...............................2    Gent at large.......................................1

Agent..............................................1    Hatter.................................................1

At large...........................................1    Millwright...........................................1

Banker............................................1    Minister..............................................1

Boatman..........................................1    Musician.............................................1

Bookbinder.....................................1    Paperhanger........................................1

Bricklayer........................................1    Physician.............................................1

Brick Maker.....................................1    Plumber.............................................1

Bridge Builder.................................1    Reporter.............................................1

Butcher............................................1    Secretary............................................1

Capitalist..........................................1    Sheriff................................................1

Cigar Maker.....................................1    Ship Carpenter...................................1

Coach Maker....................................1    Silversmith.........................................1

Coach Trimmer................................1    Stone Cutter......................................1

Coal Dealer......................................1    Stonemason.......................................1

Commission Merchant......................1    Teamster...........................................1

Commissioner in Chancery...............1    Town Sergeant...................................1

Constable..........................................1    Upholsterer........................................1

Dentist..............................................1    Whitesmith.........................................1

Editor...............................................1

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Last updated - 28th November, 2003