Battle Unit Details

UNION WEST VIRGINIA VOLUNTEERS

4th Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry

Overview:
Organized at Parkersburg and Wheeling, W. Va., July and August, 1863, for one year. Attached to Wilkinson's Brigade, Army of West Virginia, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, West Virginia, to April, 1864. Kelly's Command, Reserve Division, West Virginia, to June, 1864.

Service:
Duty at Parkersburg, Clarksburg, Grafton, New Creek and other points on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad till June, 1864, guarding railroad and operating against guerrillas. Actions at Salt Lick Bridge October 11 and 14, 1863. Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties January 27 to February 7, 1864. Action at Medley, Williamsport, January 29-30. Mustered out June 23, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 30 by disease.
Soldiers:
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