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HARVEY HADDIX, Private, Company "H"


     Harvey Haddix, the son of Samuel Haddix and Sarah Jane Poling, was born in Barbour County, (W) Virginia in 1839.

1850 Census, District 5, Barbour County, (W) Virginia
Samuel Haddix, 35, Farmer, b Va
Sarah Haddix, 37, b Va
Mary Haddix, 15, b Va
Harriet Haddix, 13, b Va
Harvey Haddix, 11, b Va
Martha Haddix, 9, b Va
Ruhama Haddix, 7, b Va
Adam Haddix, 5, b Va
Phillip Haddix, 3, b Va
Lewis Haddix, 1, b Va

     On 7 Oct 1860, Harvey Haddix married Lucy Ann McDaniel in Barbour County; she was the daughter of Isaac McDaniel and Sarah Loar McVicker. Harvey and Lucy's children were Martha Ellen Haddix, b 7 Oct 1862, and Anza Virginia Haddix, b 22 May 1865.

     Harvey enlisted in Taylor County and was mustered in at Ft. Willey at Wheeling on August 24, 1862. He was killed at Ft Gregg, Va. on 2 Apr 1865. Lucy received a government pension, certificate #80.237. Samuel Haddix was named guardian of the minor children, which means that he oversaw their pension benefits.

     According to a descendant, the family is in possession of a Bible with a bullet hole in it that was carried by Harvey.

     Adam Haddix, 18, brother of Harvey, served in Company "F" 15th West Virginia Infantry. He mustered in 17 Feb 1863; mustered out 14 June 1865.

     Phillip/Philip Haddix, 18, brother of Harvey, served as a substitute in Company "L" 1st West Virginia Cavalry. He mustered in 3 Feb 1865; mustered out 8 July 1865.