UNION WEST VIRGINIA VOLUNTEERS
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,
- 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
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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