UNION WEST VIRGINIA VOLUNTEERS
2nd Regiment, West Virginia Veteran Infantry
Organized December 10, 1864, by consolidation of 1st and 4th
West Virginia Infantry. Attached to Reserve Division, Dept. of
West Virginia, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry
Division, West Virginia, to July, 1865. On duty at Cumberland,
Md., and at Bulltown, Braxton County, W. Va. Mustered out July
Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 16
Enlisted men by disease. Total 17.
UNION WEST VIRGINIA VOLUNTEERS.
1st REGIMENT INFANTRY (3 YEARS).
Organized at Wheeling, W. Va., October 30, 1861. Companies
"A," "B," "D" and "E" moved from Wheeling to Little Kanawha, Wirt
County, W. Va., October 13, and duty there till November 2, when
rejoined Regiment at Romney. Regiment left Wheeling for Romney,
W. Va., November 9, 1861, and duty there till January 10, 1862.
Attached to Railroad District, West Virginia, to January, 1862.
3rd Brigade, Landers' Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862.
3rd Brigade, Shields' Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, and Dept.
of the Shenandoah, to May, 1862. 4th Brigade, Shields' Division,
Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 4th Brigade, 2nd
Division, 3rd Army Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September,
1862. 2nd Brigade, Whipple's Division, Military District of
Washington, D. C., to October, 1862. Wheeling, W. Va., to
December, 1862. Cumberland, Md., September, 1862. North
Mountain, Defences of Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle
Dept., to March, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army
Corps, to June, 1863. Campbell's Brigade, Scammon's Division,
West Virginia, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division,
West Virginia, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry
Division, West Virginia, to October, 1864. Cumberland, Md., to
- Expedition to Blue's Gap January 6-7, 1862. Hanging
Rock Pass, Blue's Gap, January 7. Moved to Patterson Creek
January 10, and duty there till February 5. Moved to Paw Paw
Tunnel February 5-13. Advance on Winchester March 1-15.
Reconnoissance to Strasburg March 18-21. Battle of Winchester
March 22-23. Pursuit of Jackson March 24-April 4. Edenburg
March 27. Occupation of Mt. Jackson April 1. New Market April
17. Columbia Bridge May 5. March to Falmouth, Va., May 12-21,
and to Port Republic May 25-June 7. Gaines' Cross Roads, near
Front Royal, May 31. White Plains June 1. Front Royal June 3.
Port Republic June 9.
March to Cloud's Mills, near Alexandria, June 10-27. Camp there
till July 24. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's
Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Rappahannock Station August
20-23. Sulphur Springs August 26. Thoroughfare Gap August 28.
Groveton August 29.
Bull Run August 30. In the Defences of Washington till
October 11. Moved to Wheeling, W. Va., October 11-13, and duty
there to November 27. Moved to Cumberland, Md., November 27-28,
thence to Romney December 8. Moved to North Mountain, and duty
there till March 6, 1863. At Mechanicsville Gap till June 14.
Moved to New Creek Station, thence to Cumberland, Md., June
14-20. Moved to Hancock, thence to Williamsport July 13. At
Back Creek July 28. To Winchester August 3, thence to Romney and
to Petersburg August 15. Operating against guerrillas and
Imboden's and McNeil's forces till January 10, 1864. Moorefield
September 5 and 11, 1863 (Cos. "B," "D," "E," "F" and "H");
mostly captured by McNeil. Descent on Salem December 16, 1863.
Guard train from Petersburg to McDowell December 10-23. Retreat
from Petersburg to New Creek January 10-12, 1864. Operations in
Hampshire and Hardy Counties against Rosser January 27-February
7. Veterans on furlough February and March. Moved to Grafton
April 18, thence to Martins burg April 19-22. Sigel's
Expedition to New Market April 30-May 16. Mt. Jackson May 14.
New Market May 15. At Cedar Creek May 16-June 1. Advance to
Staunton June 1-6. Piedmont, Mt. Crawford, June 5. Occupation of Staunton June 6.
Hunter's Raid on Lynchburg June 10-July 1. Lexington June 11.
Lynchburg June 17-18.
Retreat to Gauley Bridge June 18-29. Moved to the Shenandoah
Valley July 5-17. Snicker's Ferry July 17-18. Battle of
Winchester July 23-24. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign
August to November. Cedar Creek August 12. Charlestown August
22-24. Halltown August 26. Berryville September 3-4.
Battle of Opequan,
Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22.
Battle of Cedar Creek
October 19. Ordered to Cumberland, Md., October 29, and duty
there till December. Consolidated with 4th West Virginia
Infantry to form 2nd West Virginia Veteran Infantry December 10,
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 51 Enlisted men
killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 136 Enlisted men
by disease. Total 192.
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