N0. 362 CIW CHAPTER 17 VIRGINIA CHEWNING’S CONFEDERATE SCOUTS

Commanding officer: Capt. A.J. Chewning

Chewning was promoted to Captain on 21 February, 1865 for valor and skill. He asked for permission to raise a company of independent troops behind enemy lines. It was stated on the same date that he had a company of 73 men. Might originally be one of the factional leaders of the Moccasin Rangers of the Virginia State Rangers (Tuning?).

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