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9th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry

Organized at Guyandotte November 28, 1861, to April 30, 1862. Attached to District of the Kanawha, West Virginia, to May, 1862. 4th Brigade, Kanawha Division, West Virginia, to September, 1862. District of the Kanawha, West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1863. Milroy's Command, Winchester, Va., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Scammon's Division, West Virginia, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Scammon's Division, West Virginia, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, West Virginia, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, West Virginia, to November, 1864.

Duty at Guyandotte, W. Va., till April, 1862. Affair at Guyandotte November 10, 1861. Assigned to garrison duty in the Kanawha Valley by detachments at Fayette, Gauley Bridge, Summerville, Point Pleasant, Coalsmouth and Calhoun till July, 1862. Scout in Roane and Clay Counties May 8-21. Affair at Summerville July 25 (Cos. "A," "F"). Moved to Flat Top Mountain July 28. To Summerville and Gaulcy August 14. Campaign in the Kanawha Valley September 1-16. Repulse of Loring's attack on Fayetteville September 10. Cotton Hill, Charleston and Gauley Ferry September 11. Charleston September 13. At Point Pleasant to January, 1863. Expedition up the Kanawha Valley October 21-November 10, 1862. At Winchester and Beverly January to June, 1863. Scout to Wardensville, Strasburg, etc., April 25-30. Winchester May 4, West Creek May 23. Winchester June 18. Duty in the Kanawha Valley till May, 1864. Crook's Expedition against Virginia & Tennessee Railroad May 2-19. Action at Cloyd's Mountain May 9. New River Bridge May 10. Cove Mountain or Grassy Lick near Wytheville May 10. Salt Pond Mountain and Gap Mountain May 12-13. Hunter's Expedition against Lynchburg May 26-July 1. Lexington June 11. Diamond Hill June 17. Lynchburg June 17-18. Retreat to Charleston June 19-July 1. Buford's Gap June 20. About Salem June 21. Moved to Shenandoah Valley July 12-15. Stephenson's Depot July 20. Battle of Kernstown, Winchester, July 23-24. Martinsburg July 25. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 6-November 1. Halltown August 24 and 26. Berryville September 3. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Camp Russell till November. Consolidated with 5th West Virginia Infantry November 9, 1864, to form 1st West Virginia Veteran Infantry (which see).

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 96 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 107 Enlisted men by disease. Total 207.
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