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West Virginia Volunteers.


1st West Virginia Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Wheeling, Clarksburg and Morgantown July 10 to November 25, 1861.

Attached to Cheat Mountain District, W. Va., to January, 1862.

Landers' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862.

Shields' 2nd Division, Banks' 5th Corps, and Dept. of the Shenandoah to May, 1862 (8 Cos.).

Milroy's Cheat Mountain District, W. Va., to June, 1862 (4 Cos.).

Shields' Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862 (8 Cos.).

Buford's Cavalry Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862 (8 Cos.).

Milroy's Independent Brigade, 1st Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862 (4 Cos.).

Unassigned, Defenses of Washington, D. C., to February, 1863.

Price's Cavalry Brigade, Defenses of Washington, D. C., and 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863.

3rd Brigade, Stahel's Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863.

1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1863.

Unassigned, Dept. of West Virginia, to March, 1864.

2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, W. Va., to May, 1864.

3rd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, W. Va., to June, 1864.

2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, W. Va., to November, 1864.

2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Middle Military Division, to February, 1865.

3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1865.

(Co. “A” attached to Averill's 4th Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, March to June, 1863.

Averill's 4th Separate Brigade, W. Va., to December, 1863.

2nd Brigade, 4th Division, W. Va., to April, 1864.

Kelly's Command, Reserve Division, W. Va., to April, 1865.

1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, W. Va., to July, 1865.)


Service.

Action at Carnifex Ferry, W. Va., September 10, 1861 (Detachment).

Romney, W. Va., October 26 (Co. “A” ).

Guyandotte, W. Va., November 10 (Detachment).

Wirt Court House November 19.

Capture of Suttonville, Braxton Court House, November 29.

In support of Garfield's operations in Eastern Kentucky against Humphrey Marshall December 23, 1861, to January 30, 1862 (Detachment).

Skirmishes in Clay, Braxton and Webster Counties December 29-31.

Jennies Creek, Ky., January 7, 1862 (Detachment).

Regiment engaged in scouting, picket and outpost duty and guarding Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in West Virginia till March, 1862.

Expedition to Blue's Gap January 6-7.

Hanging Rock Pass, Romney, January 7.

Bloomery Gap February 13.

Bloomen February 15.

Advance on Winchester, Va., March 5-12 (Cos. “C,” “E” and “L” ).

Phillippi March 20 (4 Cos.).

Battle of Winchester March 23.

Monterey April 12 (Cos. “C,” “E” and “L” ).

Buffalo Gap May 3 (Cos. “C,” “E” and “L” ).

McDowell May 7 (Cos. “C,” “E” and “L” ).

Scouts to Roane and Clay Counties May 8-21.

Giles Court House May 10 (Detachment).

Strasburg June 1.

Cross Keys June 8.

Port Republic June 9.

White Plains June 10.

Expedition to Madison Court House, Culpeper Court House and Orange Court House July 12-17.

Near Culpeper July 12.

Cedar Mountain August 9 (Cos. “C,” “E” and “L” ).

Orange Court House August 13.

Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2.

Rapidan August 18.

Freeman's Ford, Hazel River, August 22 (Cos. “C,” “E” and “L” ).

Kelly's Ford August 22.

Sulphur Springs August 23.

Waterloo Bridge August 23-25.

Buckland Bridge, near Gainesville, August 28 (Cos. “C,” “E” and “L” ).

Groveton August 29 (Cos. “C,” “E” and “L” ).

Bull Run August 30 (Cos. “C,” “E” and “L” ).

Lewis Ford August 30.

Chantilly September 1.

(2 Cos. at Antietam, Md., September 16-17.)

Ashby's Gap September 22.

Expedition to Thorough-fare Gap October 17-18.

Gainesville October 18.

Near Warrenton November 4.

Reconnoissance to Snicker's Ferry and Berryville November 28-30.

Snicker's Ferry November 30.

Moorefield, W. Va., December 3 (1 Co.).

Near Moorefield, W. Va., January 5, 1863.

Cockletown, Pocahontas County, W. Va., January 22.

Scout from Centreville to Falmouth February 27-28.

Beverly April 24 (Co. “A” ).

Warrenton Junction May 3 (Detachment).

Winchester June 13-15 (Cos. “C” and “K” ).

Hanover, Pa., June 30.

Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3.

Hunterstown July 2.

Monterey Gap July 4.

Smithburg July 5.

Hagerstown July 6.

Boonsboro July 8.

Hagerstown July 11-13.

Falling Water July 14.

Expedition from Fayetteville, W. Va., to Wytheville July 13-15 (2 Cos.).

Shanghai July 16 (Co. “A” ).

Wytheville July 18-19 (Co. “A” ).

Near Hedgesville and Martinsburg July 18-19 (Co. “A” ).

Near Gaines' Cross Roads July 23.

McConnellsburg, Pa., July 30.

Averill's Raid through Hardy, Pendleton, Highland, Bath. Greenfield and Pocahontas Counties, W. Va., August 25-31 (Co. “A” ).

Rocky Gap, near White Sulphur Springs, August 26-27 (Co. “A” ).

Expedition to Port Conway September 1-3.

Culpeper Court House September 13.

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