MEDAL

IN MEMORY OF

Great granduncle, GEORGE S. BUCHER,
Company "E" Second Virginia Infantry

Killed in Battle, Second Bull Run, 29 Aug 1862.

"In this destructive battle, the loss of the enemy
in killed and wounded was 8,400, while our total loss
in killed and wounded was over 10,000......."

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COMPLETE REGIMENTAL HISTORY BOOK
presented by
Linda Cunningham Fluharty


HISTORY

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- FORMERLY THE -

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Battery G, First West Virginia Light Artillery,

- BY -

FRANK S. READER
Author of the Life of Moody and Sankey.

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NEW BRIGHTON, PA.:
Daily News, Frank S. Reader, Editor and Prop'r.
1890

Copyright 1890, by Frank S. Reader.

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PHOTO   Major General Robert H. Milroy
PHOTO   Frank S. Reader, Co. I
PREFACE
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER I   Loyal Western Virginia
CHAPTER II   Organization of Regiment
CHAPTER III   Company Histories
 
  • Company A
  • Company F
  • Company B
  • Company G
  • Company C
  • Company H
  • Company D
  • Company I
  • Company E
  • Company K
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    CHAPTER IV    The Quartermaster's Department
    CHAPTER V    The Chaplain and His Work
    CHAPTER VI    In Camp at Beverly, 1861
    CHAPTER VII    Relief of Cheat Mountain
    CHAPTER VIII    In Camp At Elkwater
    CHAPTER IX    Camp On Cheat Mountain Summit
    CHAPTER X    Mountain Department
    CHAPTER XI    The Army of Virginia
    CHAPTER XII    Return to Western Virginia
    CHAPTER XIII    Fourth Separate Brigade
    CHAPTER XIV    Rocky Gap Expedition
    CHAPTER XV    Droop Mountain
    CHAPTER XVI    The Salem Raid
    CHAPTER XVII    Campaigns of 1864
    CHAPTER XVIII    Scouting Service
    CHAPTER XIX    Prison Life
    CHAPTER XX    Escape From Prison

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    STARMORE ABOUT THIS REGIMENT...

    Captain Andrew Grubb, Company "K"
    1864 W.Va. Adjutant General's Report
    Adjutant General's Records - Summary
    2nd Virginia Infantry - Theodore F. Lang
    Corporal Thomas Davis, Company "H"
    Rufus E. Evans, Company "G"
    Letters - Major Henry C. Flesher
    William H. Graham, Company "A"
    Eli Ice, Company "B" - 20 Aug 1880
    Lewis Arrington, Company "G" 1st W. Va. Lt. Artillery
    Samuel & Jacob Kent, Company "I"
    Martin Reader, Company "E"
    Stephen Waterhouse Ripley, Company "G"
    2nd Lt. William Schmalze, Company "F"
    Sgt. William Wyble, Company "F"
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