This page presents historical and genealogical information on the largest
unit from Kentucky to serve in the Confederate forces during the War Between
the States, 1861-1865.
Golden Web Award, Top 8%
Nominations, Third Quarter, 1996
Flags of the Orphan Brigade
Photos of surviving Orphan Brigade battleflags, as well as the history
behind the flags.
Featuring flags of the 2nd, 4th, 6th and 9th
Orphan Brigade Photo Gallery
Photos of Orphan Brigade soldiers with mini bios of the
for added bios and new photos !
Battle Honors of the Orphan
Watch for updated links describing the battles in detail.
Battle of Oconee River Bridge
Battle of Stockbridge
Uniforms of the Orphan Brigade
Photographs of surviving Orphan uniforms as well as the history
Rosters of Orphan Brigade
Watch for this area to be updated with new rosters of Orphan
Was your soldier in ?:
Background of the Orphan Brigade
What was the Orphan Brigade? Why were they called the Orphan
Brigade? Link to charts showing the commanders and
the composition of the Brigade at various points during the war, as well
as a post war memoir about
Weapons of the Orphan Brigade
Read about the various weapons used by the Orphan Brigade and
view illustrations of the weapons.
Our list of
suggested reading for information on the
A listing of
reenactment unitswho portray the Orphan Brigade
Our list of
suggested links to related web
Do YOU have an ancestor that fought for the Orphan Brigade?
would you tell us about them?
Coming soon, but still under construction, look for....
Burial Locations of Orphan Brigade Soldiers
Roster of Cobb's Battery
Roster 2nd Ky Infantry Field and Staff
Roster 6th Ky Infantry Field and Staff
Roster 9th Ky Infantry Field and Staff
Battle of Jackson
Battle of Vicksburg
Washington, GA surrender statistics
Orphan Brigade Kinfolk Association
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