West Virginia 1st Infantry Regiment



The West Virginia 1st Infantry Regiment was organized and mustered in for three months as follows: Company "A" at Wheeling May 10; Company "B" at Wheeling May 11; Company "C" at Wheeling May 15; Company "D" at Steubenville, Ohio, May 15; Company "E" at Wheeling May 16; Company "F" at Wellsburg May, 17; Company "G" at Wellsburg May 18; Company "H" in Marshall County May 21; Company "I" in Hancock County May 21, and Company "K" at Wheeling May 23, 1861.




Left Wheeling May 27. Occupation of Grafton May 30. Action at Philippi June 3. Duty at Rowlesburg, Grafton and Philippi till July. Bowman's Place June 29. Occupation of Beverly and Sutton and guarding Baltimore & Ohio Railroad till August 19. Moved to Wheeling August 19-21.




  • Dyer, Frederick H. - Compendium of the War of the Rebellion
  • Lang Theodore F. - Loyal West Virginia
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