Military Units Formed in West Virginia



 


CONFEDERATE

These units were comprised wholly or partly of soldiers who were recruited from counties that are part of what is now West Virginia.

1st Virginia Cavalry
2nd Battalion Kentucky Mounted Rifles
2nd Virginia Infantry
6th Virginia Cavalry
7th Virginia Cavalry
7th Virginia Infantry
8th Virginia Cavalry
10th Virginia Cavalry
11th Virginia Cavalry
12th Virginia Cavalry
13th Virginia Infantry
13th Virginia Artillery Regiment - Bryan's Battery
14th Virginia Cavalry
14th Kentucky Cavalry
16th Virginia Cavalry
17th Virginia Cavalry
18th Virginia Cavalry
19th Virginia Cavalry
20th Virginia Cavalry
21st Virginia Cavalry
22nd Virginia Infantry
23rd Virginia Cavalry
23rd Virginia Infantry Battalion
24th Virginia Infantry
25th Virginia Infantry
26th Virginia Cavalry
26th Virginia Infantry Battalion
27th Virginia Infantry
29th Virginia Infantry
30th Virginia Infantry Battalion (Sharpshooters)
31st Virginia Infantry
33rd Virginia Infantry
34th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry
36th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry
36th Virginia Infantry
37th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry
43rd Virginia Cavalry (Mosby's Partisan Rangers)
44th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry Partisan Rangers
45th Virginia Infantry Battalion
59th Virginia Infantry
60th Virginia Infantry
62nd Virginia Mounted Infantry
151st Regiment Virginia Militia
190th Regiment Virginia Militia - Wyoming County
Chapman's Battery, Virginia Light Artillery
Chew's Battery, Virginia Horse Artillery
French's Battery, Virginia Light Artillery
Kanawha Artillery
Lowry's Battery, Virginia Light Artillery
Lurty's Company, Virginia Horse Artillery
McClanahan's Battery
McNeil's Company of Virginia Cavalry, Partisan Rangers (McNeil's Rangers)
Penick's Company, Virginia Light Artillery
Swann's Battalion of Virginia Cavalry
Taylor's Company, Virginia Light Artillery
Western Artillery
Wise Artillery

UNION

1st Regiment, West Virginia Light Artillery - 2452 names
1st Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry - 2875 names
1st Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 1809 names
1st Regiment, West Virginia Veteran Infantry - 1336 names
2nd Regiment, West Virginia Veteran Infantry - 1101 names
2nd Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry - 2009 names
2nd Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 41 names
3rd Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry - 2181 names
3rd Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 34 names
4th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 1685 names
4th Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry - 1496 names
5th Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry - 1784 names
5th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 2165 names
6th Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry - 2671 names
6th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 3836 names
7th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 2421 names
7th Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry - 2547 names
8th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 2 names
9th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 1643 names
Independent Company B, West Virginia Infantry - 149 names
10th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 2757 names
11th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 2076 names
12th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 1712 names
13th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 1641 names
14th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 1522 names
15th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 1798 names
17th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry - 1363 names
Independent Exempts, West Virginia Infantry - 197 names
Independent Company of Scouts, Raleigh County - 1 name
Unassigned - 4 names

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