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Welcome to theSeventeenth Virginia Infantry, CSA
Company D, Fairfax Rifles

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Meet the 17th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Co. D, "Fairfax Rifles"
Living History Society

Fairfax Rifles 2016

Some of the Fairfax Rifles on the porch of "Grandma's Cottage" at Blenheim in Fairfax, VA, April 2016.

Book: History of the Seventeenth Virginia Infantry, C. S. A. by George Wise of Company H (1870)

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An original 17th Virginia Infantry State Flag
This flag is in the collection of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Our Brochure with Membership Applications for 17th VA and PACS, and the 2nd Regiment Safety Guidelines Form
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Veterans of the Seventeenth Virginia Infantry

Appomattox unveiling
Unveiling of "Appomattox" May 24, 1889. The statue was erected in memory of the Confederate dead of Alexandria, Virginia by their surviving comrades. This photograph is the Confederate Monument Committee. Click photo for the entire image, larger in new window.

After 131 years, this statue was removed on June 2, 2020.by the city of Alexandria.

Hat plate associated with the Old Dominion Rifles (Co. H)

Owned by John G. Hall found off Nine Mile Road, Richmond, VA in the early 1980s. Another one can be seen on page 15 of
Don Troiani's Regiments and Uniforms of the Civil War.


Corse and the 17th
This image was created for us by our friend, Jay Vogel.

Jack Maples Dave Meisky
Our great friend, Jack Maples,
AKA General Montgomery Dent Corse
passed away April 11, 2013.
You are missed by all who knew you.
Rest In Peace.
Our long-time member, Dave Meisky,
AKA Governor & General Wm. "Extra Billy" Smith
passed away October 24, 2019.
You are missed by all who knew you.
Rest In Peace.


 Anti KKK
Notice to Racists
and Hate Groups


Inf. Regt. Site Award

Fairfax Parade
March Unit
Color Guard
Twenty-On Year Winner
Adult Marching Unit
2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011 & 2015.

 Proud Member
2nd Regiment,
1st Legion, PACS
(Provisional Army of
Confederate States)


Order of Merit Award

Third Place

Historical Units

GWB Parade Patch
Historical Units

GW Parade Patch
Third Place
Historical Units
2008: FIRST PLACE • 2009: Second Place

CWI 4-Star Award  
Ruritan Logo
Ruritan Award
Haymarket Day 2002
Ruritan Parade
Haymarket, VA

Grimes Battery Award


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