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Grayson Blue/Gray Society of Southwest Virginia

"Any society which suppresses the heritage of its conquered minorities, prevents their history, and denies them their symbols, has sewn the seed of its own destruction."

William Wallace, 1301


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Grayson Blue/Gray Society

The Grayson Blue/Gray Society of Southwest Virginia is a non-profit, American Civil War re-enacting organization that is dedicated to the education of the public and the preservation of the memory of these Confederate military units:

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Levi’s-Barr’s Company of Virginia Light Artillery

Co. C, 63rd Virginia Infantry

Botetourt Virginia Light Artillery

2nd Rockbridge Virginia Artillery

McClung’s Tennessee Light Artillery

The RichmondVirginia "Otey" Battery**

** This battery was also known as Co. A, 13th Virginia Light Artillery Battalion


5th Kentucky Light Artillery (US)

54th Kentucky Infantry (US)

1st Maine Heavy Artillery (US)

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The Rhett Artillery

22nd Virginia Cavalry

As well as mid-19th century civilians from the highlands of Southwest Virginia, Western North Carolina, and East Tennessee




This Site is Dedicated To "Johnny Reb"

America's Finest.....Ever

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Major Wm. Basinger's Report--Sayler's Creek

UPDATED August 13, 2015 UPDATED


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