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HISTORY OF HARRISON CO., WEST VIRGINIA

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History of Harrison County, Ohio - 1910

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S REPORT

United States Soldiers From Harrison County.

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     The report of F. P. Peirpont Adjutant General of West Virginia dated Wheeling, Jan. 1, 1865, gives the record of the Companies recruited in Harrison County up to that date as given below:

Captain Mercer's Company E, 12th Infantr.

     Return of Captain Cornelius Mercer's Company "E" of the Twelfth Regiment West Virginia Infantry Soldiers stationed at Stephenson's Depot, Virginia, showing the condition of said Company on the 3rd. day of December 1864, together with a complete record of changes that have taken place since its organization.

Names Rank Remarks.
Mercer, Cornelius Capt. Sick at Martinsburg since Oct. 15, '64
Durham, James R. 1st Lt. Wounded in hand at Winchester June 14, '63 on detached duty in ambulance corps.
Hugill, Asa S. 2nd Lt.  
Haymond, Rufus 1st. Ser. Missing in action at Winchester July 24, 1864.
Anderson, James R. "  
Carde, John W. "  
Ebert, Charles W. "  
Peck, John C. Corp'l.  
Hartzell, Benson R. "  
Brison, James E. "  
Fittro, A. W. "  
Cottrill, Robt. H. " Missing in action at New Market, Va., May 15, 1864.
Merriman, Geo. S. " Wounded at New Market May 15, '64.  Sick at Wheeling
Young, Francis R. " Missing in action at Winchester July 24, '64.
Johnson, F. F. "  
Criss, David J. Mus'n.  
Flowers, Selden E. Mus'n.  
Bowser, Jacob Private  
Brown, Henry W. "  
Bennett, John H. " Missing in action at Peidmont June 5, 1864.
Baccus, James " Missing in action at Peidmont June 5, 1864.
Baccus, Jesse " Missing in action at Winchester June 15, 1863
Blackwell, Enoch F. " Wounded in action at Newmarket, May 15, 1864.  Sick at Wheeling
Carson, Robert "  
Coffman, John M. "  
Cottrill, Thomas J. "  
Cork, Harrison "  
Dillon, James " Sick at Sandy Hook, Md.
Dillion, DAniel " Sick at Wheeling
Drain, Isaac "  
Drummonds, Jasper "  
Farance, Granville "  
Flanagin, Philbert "  
Flanigan, Elisha "  
Fox, Geo. F. " Absent since July 8, 1864
Fittro, James J. "  
Flanagan, Martin V. "  
Gains, John J. " On duty at Washington, D. C.
Harrison, Benj. F. "  
Hardman, Nicholas "  
Hardman, Abner "  
Hall, Fabius E. "  
Howard, John H. " A prisoner since June 18, 1864
Hughes, Peter " Sick at Wheeling
Israel, Isaac "  
Jones, Montello "  
Klaiser, Joseph " Missing in action at Winchester, July 24, 1864
Lymer, Daniel "  
Leeper, William "  
Loughery, Wm. E. "  
McQuain, Joseph W. " Sick at Annapolis, Md.
Moran, Alpheus "  
Miller, Jesse " Sick at Wheeling
Martin, Jesse J. " Sick at Wilmington, Del.
Maxwell, James T. "  
Maxwell, Isaac M. "  
Matthey, F. G. " Sick at Harper's Ferry.
Munday, John J. " Sick at Grafton, W. Va.
Metz, Henry " Sick at Grafton, W. Va. - Missing in action at Winchester, July 24, 1864.
Primm, Charles E. "  
Prine, Isaac W. M. "  
Root, Stephen M. "  
Reed, James D. "  
Rider, John G. "  
Riley, John W. "  
Shackelford, John H. "  
Shuttie, Gotleib "  
Stiers, Cleatius D. "  
Swiger, William H. "  
Shinn, Leonidas "  
Simms, Payton H. " Sick at Sandy Hook, Md.
Sutton, John " Sick at Chambersburg, Pa.
Towles, Jason D. " Sick at Cumberland, Md.
Williams, Jeremiah " Missing in action at New Market, May 15, 1864.
Washburn, Lloyd "  
Welsh, John " Sick at Annapolis, Md.
White, James J. " Sick at York, Pa.
Young, John E. "  
DISCHARGED.
Tate, Oscar H. 1st Lieut. Discharged the service Mar. 6, '64
Bennett, William O. Private For disability
Gains, Peter " For disability Mch. 4, '64 Cumberland
Hardman, Josiah D. " For disability
Loughery, John " For disability
Prine, Jacob " For disability, Aug. 18, '63, at Clarksburg
Smith, Martin B. "  
Hursey, Thomas T. " App'd. Ser. Maj. Nov. 2, 1864
DIED.
Reed, Alexander " Jan. 18, 1863 at Winchester
Wildman, John H. Corp'l. Killed in action at Peidmont June 5, 1864.
Davis, James U. Private. Nov. 27, 1863, at Clarksburg.
Jasper, Andrew T. " At New Market of Wounds rec'd in action at New Market June 15, '64
McAttee, George W. " Killed in action at Snicker's Ferry July 18, '64
Robinson, Edward S. " Dec. 3, 1862, at Cumberland
Swiger, Francis M. " Killed in action at Winchester June 15, '63
Williams, Waldo " Dec. 3, 1862 at Cumberland.
ABSENT.    
Martin, Luther J. " Feb. 18, 1863
Smith, John D. " Feb. 17, 1864 at Cumberland
AGGREGATE   97 Men.

     Return of Capt. James W. Moffatt's Company "G" 12th. Regiment West Virginia Infantry Volunteers at Stephenson's Depot on the 14th day of December 1864, together with a complete record of the changes that have taken place since its organization.
Names Rank Remarks
Moffatt, James W. Capt.  
Hall, V. B. 1st. Lt.  
Pigott, E. F. 2nd. Lt.  
McCord, H. 1st Ser. Promoted Ser. Major Jan. 27, 1864.
Vincent, J. L. Serg't.  
Fortney, Geo. W. "  
Spencer, O. H. " Died at Annapolis, Md., Oct. 28, '64
Ebert, David F. " Reduced to ranks at his own request, date unknown.
Willis, H. H. Corp'l.  
Davis, S. B. " Pro. 1st Serg't. Feb. 12, 1864.  Prisoner since July 24, 1864.
Maden, J. H. " Pro. Serg't.  Dec. 14, 1864
Barnes, Josephus " Pro. Serg't. Feb. 12, 1864
Bennett, T. D. "  
Ogden, Wm. R. "  
Koon, R. W. " Pro. Serg't. Sept. 9, 1864
Harden, James C. Mus'n.  
Burns, F. J. Private  
Belch, Lewis "  
Barton, James "  
Coffman, Lemuel D. "  
Cunningham, R. W. "  
Coffman, Isaac M. "  
Carder, George F. "  
Crim, James E. "  
Drain, Presley "  
Drain, Arariah "  
Denham, And. J. "  
Exline, Joseph "  
Elder, Nathaniel "  
Furno, John H. "  
Fortney, John O. "  
Fortney, Joshua W. "  
Fincham, Lafayette "  
Gifford, Waldo W. "  
Green, Isaac M. "  
Gabert, John M. "  
Griffin, Luther C. "  
Heldreth, Joseph G. "  
Harbert, Wm. E. L. "  
Holder, Jesse F. "  
Harbert, Eli "  
Harrison, Joseph B. "  
Harvey, Bazil T. "  
Heldreth, Benjamin "  
Harbert, Luther C. "  
Jarvis, Noah W. "  
Jackson, Irvin "  
Jackson, Rolly "  
Jones, Joshua "  
Kelley, Levi "  
Lynch, Simon P. "  
Lindsey, Ashville W. "  
Lucas, George "  
McClung, William H. "  
McClung, James A. "  
McClung, Geo. W. "  
Manear, Sam'l. W. "  
Martin, Elihu "  
Martin, David " Prisoner of war since July 17, '64
Martin, Presley "  
Nay, Fielding "  
McIntire, Elias "  
Potts, Thomas C. "  
Pitcher, Martin V. "  
Reeder, Charles A. "  
Robinson, Dennis M. "  
Nay, Marsena J. D. "  
Sprout, Jesse "  
Shinn, Dexter L. "  
Shrader, Geo. W. " Missing in action at Cedar Creek Aug. 4, 1864
Stark, Silas "  
Shaw, David M. "  
Smith, Edmund J. "  
Shinn, Quillen H. "  
Shaw, Lemuel R. "  
Smith, William D. "  
Slaughter, F. M. "  
Tichenal, Daniel "  
Tucker, Jeremiah M. "  
Wright, William "  
Wiseman, Job "  
Winemiller, Adam "  
Wiseman, Lemuel H. "  
Crowell, Griffin "  
Ashcraft, Armstead "  
Brown, Stephen F. "  
Coffman, Theodore "  
Crim, Fielding "  
Drain, Geo. W. "  
Martin, John O. " Wounded at Cedar Creek Oct. 12, '64
Metz, Francis B. " Captured on picket at Staunton, Va., June 8, 1864.
Roby, Andrew J. "  
Robey, James A. "  
Sprout, David "  
Wright, Zebedee "  
Fortney, Seth F. "  
Dawson, John M. "  
DISCHARGED:    
Fortney, Joshua D. " Jan. 1, '63, at Cumberland, Md., for disability
Shrader, Wm. L. " Jan. 1, 1863
Wright, Benjamin " April 1, 1863, disability
Fortney, John M. " At Claryville, Md., Feb. 1, '63
DIED:    
Elder, Lloyd H. Corp'l. At Cumberland, Md., Jan.  , 1863
Ashcraft, Ezekiel Private At Winchester, May 1863
Bogess, Alonzo H. " At Cumberland, Nov. 1862
Garritson, Wm. H. " Killed at Peidmont, Va., June 5, '64
Heflin, James A. " At Cumberland, Jan., 1863
Harbert, Wm. E. " t home Apl. '63
McCarty, Greenberry " Killed at Winchester June 14, 1863
Shrader, Bazil T. " Dec. 30 at Moorefield.
Sevier, David " Killed at Staunton, Va., June 10, '64
Wyer, Alpheus " Killed at Piedmont, June 5, 1864
Shinn, George " Killed by accident at Buckhannon, W. Va., Oct., 1862
Drain, Richard " Dec. 3, 1864
ABSENT:    
Cunningham, W. D. " October, 1862
Pierce, Isaac N. " From Grafton hospital 1863.
    AGGREGATE - 116

     Return of Captain Timothy F. Roane's Company "E" of the Third Regiment West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry, stationed at Camp Russell, near Winchester, VA., on the 1st day of December, 1864, together with a complete record of the changes that have taken place since its organization.
Names Rank. Remarks.
Roane, Timothy F. Capt. Pro. from 1st Lt. vice capt.  Lot. Bowen, pro. maj. 3rd.  W. V. C.
Pro. 1st. Lt. vice Lt. Leonard Clark.  Killed in action Moorefield, Va.  Aug. 7, 1864.  Commission to date, Sept. 24, 1864.
Starr, Geo. W. 2nd. Lt.  
Lovett, Wm. E. 2nd Lt.  
Jones, Wm. H. 1st. Ser.  
Chaplain, Marcus L. 2nd. Ser.  
Swintzel, James C. 3rd. Ser.  
Bumgardner, James 4th. Ser.  
Kildow, Joseph C. 5th Ser.  
Nuzum, Thomas W. 6th Ser.  
Munroe, John R. Q. M. Serg't.  
McWhorter, W. F. Com. Serg't.  
McWhorter, John S. 1st. Cor.  
Morris, Thomas 2nd. Cor.  
Taggart, Norval C. 3rd. Cor.  
Combs, Francis I. 5th Cor.  
Stutler, John C. 7th Cor.  
Morris, Walter Mc. Bugler  
Spencer, Nimrod A. Sad'ler  
Davis, Joshua F. Farri'r  
Nay, Frederick N. Blacksmith  
Sutton, Taylor Wag'r  
Bond, Nathan C. D. Private  
Boon, Jesse T. "  
Brooks, B. D. R. "  
Burns, John M. "  
Carr, Amos F. "  
Chaplain, Edward J. "  
Childeres, Enoch "  
Chapman, Alonzo "  
Chapman, W. H. "  
Chapman, R. A. "  
Cheveroont, Theo. M. "  
Cork, John W. "  
Davis, Daniel T. "  
Davis, William "  
Davis, William H. H. "  
Davisson, John H. "  
Davison, James I. "  
Day, Lewis C. "  
Evans, Nimrod "  
Fulkineer, Wm. H. "  
Fulkineer, James "  
Fulkineer, John M. "  
Fowler, Nathan M. "  
Fletcher, John F. "  
Goldsmith, Richard "  
Griffi, Isaac H. "  
Harrison, Samuel "  
Hershman, Mark "  
Hinckle, Abraham "  
Hickman, A. P. "  
Hyde, Amos "  
Jackson, Harrison "  
Joice, Michael "  
Kellar, Jacob R. "  
Killdow, Daniel D. "  
Killdow, Francis M. "  
Lewis, Elias F. "  
Lawson, Benj. F. "  
Lovett, James B. "  
Lorentz, Marcelllus "  
Lowther, John Q. "  
Myers, Joseph "  
Morgan, John L. "  
Powell, William "  
Powell, W. H. "  
Richards, Robert "  
Riley, Wm. H. "  
Robinson, Wm. E. "  
Shaw, John "  
Springston, J. B. "  
Stonestreet, Wm. "  
Stutler, Chas. W. "  
Stainaker, W. C. "  
Stainaker, P. L. "  
Stealey, Granville "  
Sullivan, Ebenezer "  
Sumerville, J. W. "  
Tate, Jonathan F. "  
Twiggs, Nimrod S. "  
Vanscoy, Daniel "  
Waldeck, Frederick P. "  
Williams, Chas. T. "  
Williams, Geo. W. "  
Watson, Benj. F. "  
Ayres, Lysander J. " Wounded and left with enemy near Moorefield, Aug. 7, 1864.
Alley, Thomas G. Corp'l Missing in action at Newton, Va., July 24, 1864
Cork, John D. Private Captured at Covington, Dec. 19, '63
Vanscoy, Adam " Captured at Covington, Dec. 19, '63
Hamrick, Robert " Captured at Covington, Dec. 19, '63
Morris, Isaac M. " Captured at Covington, Dec. 19, '63
Fury, James R. Bugler Captured by the enemy at Martinsburg July 28, 1864
Cunningham, James L. Private Missing at Franklin, Va., Aug. 19, '63
Jarvis, Jeremiah " Missing in action at Newtown, July 24, 1864.
Jones, John T. Bugler Promoted to bugler Apl. 30, 1864
Bowen, Lot Capt. Promoted to Major July 18, 1864
Clark, Leonard 1st. Lt. Killed at Moorefield Aug. 7, 1864
DISCHARGED.    
Bragg, William Private May 25, 1863
Rutherford, L. Corp'l. Aug. 20, 1863
Shackelford, Jas. W. Private May 20, 1864
DIED:    
McWhorter, Henry Com. Serg't. Killed in action in Pocahontas Co., June 22, 1863
Fulkaneer, And. J. Private Killed in action in Pocahontas Co., June 22, 1863
Childers, Archibald " Of typhoid fever Jan. 24, 1863
Perine, Samuel M. " Killed by enemy March 16, 1863
Custar, James W. " Killed in action at Lambert's run, April 30, 1863
Sims, Thomas H. " Killed by railroad accident April 24, 1863
Griffin, Geo. C. " Killed in action at Rocky Gap, Aug. 26, 1863
Collins, Lewis C. " In hospital at Parkersburg May 16, 1864
Cunningham, J. F. " In hospital at Hagerstown, Md., Aug. 25, 1864
Wayland, Charles " Killed in action at Martinsburg, Sept. 4, 1864
Brooks, Leroy " Killed in action at Mt. Jackson Sept. 23, 1864
Fury, Henry " In hospital at Clarksburg, Dec. 25, 1863
ABSENT:    
Giboney, Martin W. " June 28, 1863
Bell, Elias B. " October 10, 1863
Aggregate - 114 men.    

     Record of Captain Louis A. Myers' Company "B" Sixth Regiment West Va. Cavalry Volunteers (late 3rd. W. Va., Infantry) showing the changes in said Company from the date of organization to the date of muster out o the 16th day of August 1864, by Henry C. Peck, Lieut. 14th U. S. I.  Compiled from the muster-out rolls.
Names. Rank. Remarks
Myers, Louis A. Capt. Promoted from 2nd to 1st Lieut. June 5, 1862.  Pro. from 1st Lt. to Capt. Nov. 9, '62.
MAyers, Henry F. 1st Lt. Promoted from 2nd to 1st Lt. Nov. 9, 1862.
Law, James S. 2nd Lt. Wounded in side at Bull Pasture May 8, '62.  Pro. from Ser. to 2nd Lt. Nov. 9, '62.
Frush, Marquis Serg't.  
Kerns, William J. " Promoted from ranks Oct. 3, 1862.
Morelan, Brazilla " Promoted from Corporal Feb. 1, '64.  Disabled by a fall June 5, '64
Knight, James Q. M. Serg't. Pro. from Corporal.  Wounded in arm at Rocky Gap. Au. 27, 1863.
Sapp, William L. Com. Ser. Promoted from ranks Feb. 1, 1864.
Carr, John T. Corp'l.  
McCaukey, Alex. L. " Taken prisoner at Springfield, Va. June 26, 1864.
Graham, T. E. "  
Fisher, Isaac F. Wag'r Wounded in breast at Cross Keys June 28, 1862.
Armour, John W. Private  
Anderson, William "  
Burns, Zebulon M. "  
Burns, William "  
Brown, James "  
Connor, Bartlett "  
Cottrill, David "  
Carder, Jacob H. "  
Cavenaugh, Patrick "  
Crouley, James "  
Davis, Sanderson " Taken prisoner on Salem raid Dec. 19, 1862
Flanagan, Edward "  
Hardman, Peter "  
Janes, Henry "  
Kirk, Enoch M. "  
Kidd, Sidney " Taken prisoner May 5, 1864 at Martinsburg, Va.
Kidwell, John W.    
Lawless, Patrick " Taken prisoner at Springfield June 26, 1864
McKiney, Thomas " Wounded in hand at Bull Pasture Mountain May 8, 1862.
McDermott, Roger "  
Mooney, Geo. W. "  
Nicholas, James " Wounded in hand Bull Pasture Mt. May 8, 1862.  Cap'd Dec. 19, '63
Pritchard, Charles C. " Taken prisoner at Springfield June 25, 1864.
Shinn, Oliver W. "  
Speer, Ernest " Wounded in hand at Rocky Gap Aug. 27, 1863
Steetler, Joseph N. " Captured at Salem, Va. Dec. 16, '63
Wilson, John "  
Lagger, John " Captured at Rocky Gap Aug. 27, '63
RECRUITS:    
McAtee, James W. "  
DISCHARGED:    
Shuttleworth, N. A. Capt. Res'd June 5, 1862
Werniger, W. W. Capt. Pro. from 1st Lt. to Capt. June 5, 1862.  Resigned Nov. 9, 1862.
Bennett, Geo. W. Serg't. For dis. Jan. 26, 1863
Green, Jerome W. Corp'l. For dis. Oct. 9, '62
Cheuveront, Jesse Corp'l. For dis. Dec. 10, '62
Bragg, William H. Private For dis. March 15, '62
Finnerty, Michael " For dis. Nov. 10, '62
Hitt, Cornelius " For dis. Apr. 3, 1863
Janes, John T. " For dis. May 15, 1863
Kearney, Patrick " For dis. March 14, 1863
Lewis, David " For dis. July 28, 1862.
Mann, Patrick " For dis. Feb. 5, 1862
Matheny, John " For dis. May 15, 1862
Nutter, Addison " For dis. Feb. 17, 1862
Ranniel, William "  
Werninger, A. 1st. Ser. Jan. 26, '64 upon promotion to Ser. Major.
DIED:    
Chittum, Wesley T. Serg't. Killed in action at Bull Run Aug. 29, 1862.
Patterson, Razin A. Corp'l. Mortally wounded at Rocky Gap Aug. 27, 1863.  Died in hands of the enemy
Shinn, Asa A. " Of small pox, at Clarksburg, Feb. 2, '64
Holman, Isaac Private Oct. 11, 1862 near Fairmont, W. Fa.
Keyser, William J. " Sept. 29, '61.  At Jane Lew, W. Va.
Kerns James D. " Killed in action at Bull Run Aug. 29, '62
Maxwell, Nathaniel " Killed May 8, '62 at Bull Pasture Mt.
Morgan, Stephen H. " Mortally wounded at Bull Run Aug. 29, 1862.  Date of death unknown.
Roane, Gibson G. " Committed suicide at Grafton by shooting, June 23, 1862.
Spangler, Daniel " Mortally wounded at Rocky Gap Aug. 27, 1863.  Died in hands of enemy
Sims, William B. " Killed in action at Droop Mt. Nov. 6, 1863.
Wilkinson, Wm. H. " Killed in action at Bull Run Aug. 29, 1862.
ABSENT:    
Conners, Michael " At Pittsburg, Pa., Sept. 29, 1862
McKearnon, Patrick " At Brookville, Va., Sept. 10, '61
Shafer, John " At Harrisonburg, VA., June 12, '62
VETERANS:    
Jackson, James D. 1st Ser. Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64.  Prisoner June 26, 1864.
Hays, John W. " Re-enlisted Feb. 20, '64
Lyons, James H. Corp'l. Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64.  Prisoner June 26, '64.
Haymond, John G. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64
Armon, James R. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64.  Pris. June 26, 1864.
Bailey, William B. Bugler Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64
Wood, William J. Farr'r Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64
Lipscomb, Samuel Blacksmith Re-enlisted Mar. 26, '64.  Prisoner June 26, 1864.
Bumgardner, George Private Re-enlisted March 26, '64
Bell, John " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Cottrill, Augstine " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64
Cader, Sanford " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64
Childers, Enoch B. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Davis, Caleb P. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Duff, James N. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Daugherty, Norval " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Frush, George W. "  
Kirby, James " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864.  Taken prisoner June 26, 1864
King, Waitman " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Leyman, William J. " Re-enlisted March 1, 1864
McAtee, Samuel " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Morgan, Lyttleton T. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864.
Shinn, Joshua M. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Steorts, James W. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864.  Taken prisoner June 26, 1864
Simms, Benjamin L. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Snow, Allen " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Scott, Willis W. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64
Vance, HArvey " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64.  Taken Prisoner June 26, 1864
Windom, William G. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864.
Wymer, Leonard R. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Washburn, Cyrus " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, '64.  Taken Prisoner June 26, 1864
Wood, John I. " Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864
Aggregate, 105 men.    

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