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The information in this list of West Virginia Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). This web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

  • 4th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
    Organized at Macon City, Point Pleasant and Grafton, W. Va., June 17 to August 22, 1861.
    Consolidated with 1st West Virginia Infantry December 21, 1864, to form 2nd West Virginia Veteran Infantry.
  • 5th Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry
    Organized from 2nd Regiment West Virginia Mounted Infantry January 26, 1864.
    Designation changed to 5th West Virginia Cavalry January 26, 1864.
  • 5th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
    Organized at Ceredo, W. Va., September 2, 1861, and mustered in October 18, 1861.
    Consolidated with 9th West Virginia Infantry November 9, 1864, to form 1st West Virginia Veteran Infantry.
  • 7th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
    Organized at Portland, Cameron, Grafton, Wheeling, Morgantown and Greenland, West Virginia, July 16 to December 3, 1861.
    Mustered out July 1, 1865.
  • 8th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
    Organized in the Kanawha Valley in the fall of 1861
    January 26, 1864, the designation was changed to 7th West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry
    Mustered out August 1, 1865
  • 9th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
    Organized at Guyandotte November 28, 1861, to April 30, 1862.
    Consolidated with 5th West Virginia Infantry November 9, 1864, to form 1st West Virginia Veteran Infantry.
  • 10th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
    Organized at Camp Pickens, Canaan, Glenville, Clarksville, Sutton, Phillippi and Piedmont March 12 to May 18, 1862.
    Duty near Richmond till August. Mustered out August 9, 1865.
  • 11th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
    Organized at Wheeling, Elizabeth, Burning Springs, Parkersburg, Ravenswood, Kanawha Station and Point Pleasant, W. Va., October 29, 1861, to October 8, 1862.
    Duty near Richmond till June, 1865. Mustered out June 17, 1865.

 

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