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RECORDS OF THE WEST VIRGINIA ADJUTANT GENERAL
From the W.Va. State Archives


FIELD AND STAFF OFFICERS

Mustered in May 21, 1861, at Wheeling, W.Va., by Oliver R. West, 2nd Lieutenant.
Mustered out, June 14, 1864 at ---, by W. G. Fitch, USA.

NAME; DATE OF COMMISSION; DATE OF MUSTER OUT; MEMORANDA

COLONELS

John W. MOSS, commissioned July 3 1861. Appointed colonel at organization of regiment; resigned May 20, 1862.

George R. LATHAM, commissioned May 24, 1862; m/o 11 Jan 1865. Was 29 years of age when he enrolled for service at Grafton, W.Va. Elected Captain of Co. B., 2nd Regiment Volunteer Infantry at its organization; promoted and commissioned Colonel and mustered into service May May 20 1862, at Wheeling, W.Va., vice John W. Moss resigned. Slightly wounded in the foot August 24, 1862, at White Sulfur Springs, W.Va. Engaged in battles of Carrick's Ford, 1861; McDowell, W.Va. May 9, 1862; Cedar Mountain, Rappahannock Campaign, Second Bull Run, Beverly, Droop Mountain and Rocky Gap. - Was honorably discharged from the service of the United States.

LIEUTENANT-COLONELS

Robert MORAN, commissioned 3 Jul 1861. Was appointed Lieutenant-Colonel at organization of the regiment; resigned May 20, 1862.

Alexander SCOTT, commissioned June 30, 1863; mustered out June 14, 1864. Was a citizen of Mississippi at the breaking out of the Rebellion. Elected Captain of Co. F., at its organization; promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel July 1, 1862, vice Moran resigned. Slightly wounded in the left arm August 27, 1863, in action at the battle of Rocky Gap, W.Va. Engaged in battles of McDowell, Cross Keys, Cedar Mountain, Rappahannock Campaign, Droop Mountain, Rocky Gap, Second Bull Run, and Beverly. Mustered out expiration term of service.

MAJORS

James D. OWENS, commissioned July 3, 1861(?). Promoted from Captain of Company G., and transferred to Field and Staff; resigned July 7, 1862.

Thomas GIBSON, commissioned July 21, 1862. Transferred from Co. D., vice Owens resigned; resigned to accept promotion, date unknown.

Henry C. FLESHER, commissioned Nov. 11, 1862. Transferred from Co. F., vice Gibson resigned; resigned Feb. 22, 1863.

Patrick McNALLY, commissioned Mch. 16, 1863. Transferred from Co. H., and appointed Major by Governor Peirpoint Mch 24, 1863, vice Flesher resigned. Died of wounds recrived in action at the battle of Rocky Gap, W.Va., August 27, 1863.

Douglas D. BARCLAY, commissioned Apr. 25, 1864; m/o Jume 14, 1864. Transferred from Co. D., vice McNally died. Mustered out expiration term of service.

FIRST LIEUTENANTS & ADJUTANTS

Henry G. JACKSON, commissioned July 3, 1861. Transferred from Co. E. Resigned Oct. 8, 1861.

Charles McC. HAYS, commissioned Nov 26, 1861. Appointed 1st Lieutenant & Adjutant vice Henry G. Jackson resigned. Resigned Jan. 11, 1862.

David F. WILLIAMSON, commissioned Feb. 7, 1862. Transferred from Co. I., vice Hays resigned; resigned Mch. 25, 1862.

John W. COMBS, commissioned June 9, 1862. Transferred from Co. H., by order of Governor Peirpoint, Mch. 27, 1862, vice Williamson resigned. Promoted Captain and transferred to Co. H.

John C. FRENCH, commissioned Apr. 27, 1864. Declined promotion; never mustered.

FIRST LIEUTENANT AND REGIMENTAL QUARTERMASTERS

Webster A. STEPHENS, commissioned July 27, 1861. Appointed at organization of the regiment; resigned, date and place unknown.

Alexander J. PENTECOST, commissioned July 26, 1862; m/o June 14, 1864. Transferred from Co. A., vice Stephens resigned. Participated in the battles of McDowell, Rappahannock Campaign, Second Bull Run, Beverly and Droop Mountain. Mustered out expiration term of service.

SURGEONS

Robert W. HAZLETT, commissioned July 25, 1861. Appointed Surgeon at organization of the Regiment; resigned Mch. 3, 1863.

Eli T. LOVE, commissioned July 11, 1863; m/o June 14, 1864. Promoted from Assistant Surgeon July 11, 1863, vice Hazlett resigned. Present at battles of Beverly, Rocky Gap, and Droop Mountain. Mustered out at expiration term of service.

ASSISTANT SURGEONS

Sample FORD, commissioned Aug. 6, 1861. Appointed Assistant Surgeon at organization of the regiment; resigned Sept 18, 1862.

Theodore MILLSPAUGH, commissioned Sept 20, 1862; m/o June 14, 1864. Was appointed additional Assistant Surgeon according to act of Congress. Present at the battles of Cedar Mountain, Rappahannock Campaign, Second Bull Run, Beverly and Droop Mountain. - Mustered out at expiration term of service.

CHAPLAIN

James W. W. BOLTON, commissioned Aug. 24, 1861; m/o June 14, 1864. Was appointed chaplain by Governor Peirpoint at organization of Regiment. Was present at all engagements except Droop Mountain. Mustered out expiration term of service.

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NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF

NAME; AGE; MUSTERED INTO SERVICE WHEN & WHERE;
DATE OF MUSTER OUT; MEMORANDA.

SERGEANT-MAJORS

John Joseph EBERT, 26; mustered in June 1, 1861 at Wheeling, W.Va. Discharged on account of disability Jan. 13, 1863.

George W. MILLER, 28?; mustered in May 25, 1861 at Wheeling, W.Va. Promoted to 1st. Lieut. & transferred to Co. H.

William A. SILVER, 30; mustered in June 24, 1861 at Wheeling, W.Va.

QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT

Elias F. SEAMAN, 19; mustered in June 14, 1861 at Wheeling, W.Va. Reduced to ranks.

COMMISSARY SERGEANT

George KIRKPATRICK, 30; mustered in May 21, 1861 at Wheeling, W.Va. Reduced to ranks. (See Co. "C" Officers)

HOSPITAL STEWARD

Daniel McK. MARTIN, 32; mustered in Mch. 22, 1862 at Wheeling, W.Va. Mustered out expiration term of service.

PRINCIPAL MUSICIANS

John R. THOMAS, 21; mustered in June 13, 1861 at Wheeling, W.Va. Mustered out July 1, 1864. Expiration term of service.

William W. GILCHRIST, 19; msutered in Oct. 16, 1861 at Wheeling, W.Va. Captured by the enemy Nov. 16, 1863; returned to our lines Apr. 29, 1865. Not returned to duty with Regiment since paroled. Reported for muster out May 29, 1865. Mustered out to take effect from May 29, 1865, reason of telegram from War Dept dated War Dept A.G.O., Washington, D.C., May 13, 1865.

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ADJUTANT GENERAL'S RECORDS
Companies

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