UNION WEST VIRGINIA VOLUNTEERS
15th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
Organized at Wheeling, W. Va., August-October, 1862.
Attached to Railroad Division, West Virginia, to January, 1863.
Sir John's Run, Defences Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle
Dept., to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army
Corps, to June, 1863. Unattached New Creek, W. Va., Dept. of
West Virginia, to August, 1863. Campbell's Brigade, Scammon's
Diyision, Dept. West Virginia, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade,
2nd Division, West Virginia, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd
Division, West Virginia, April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division,
West Virginia, to July, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry
Division, West Virginia, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade,
Independent Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the James, to
- At New Creek Station October 18-December 22, 1862.
Moved to Sir John's Run December 22, and duty there guarding
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad till June 16, 1863. Moved to New Creek
June 16, thence to Cumberland, Md., and to Hancock, Md., July 4.
To Fairview July 11, and to Williamsport, Md., July 14.
Operations against Lee till July 28. At Mechanicsburg Gap, near
Romney, August 5-November 5, and at Alpine till April, 1864.
Bath March 19. Crook's Expedition against Virginia & Tennessee
Railroad May 2-19. Battle of 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. Meadow Bluff May 19. Hunter's Expedition to Lynchburg
May 26-July 1. Middlebrook and Brownsville June 10. Lexington
June 11-12. Otter Creek, near Liberty, June 16. Diamond Hill
June 17. Lynchburg June 17-18. Retreat to Charleston June
18-July 1. Buford's Gap June 20. About Salem June 21. Moved to
Shenandoah Valley July 12-15. Snicker's Ferry or Gap July 17-18.
Battle of Kernstown-Winchester July 23-24. Sheridan's Shenandoah
Valley Campaign August 6-November 28. Berryville September 3.
Battle of Opequan,
Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22.
Skirmish at Cedar Creek October 13. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty
at Camp Russell and in the Shenandoah Valley till December.
Moved to Washington, D. C., thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va.,
December 19-23. Duty in the trenches before Richmond, Va., till
March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Moved to
front of Petersburg March 28-29. Hatcher's Run March 30-31 and
April 1. Fall of Petersburg
April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Rice's Station April 6.
Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army.
March to Lynchburg April 12-15, thence to Farmville and
Burkesville Junction April 15-19, and to Richmond, Va., April
22-25. Duty near Richmond till June. Mustered out June 14,
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 50 Enlisted men
killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 99 Enlisted men by
disease. Total 153.
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