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West Virginia in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

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  • Romeo H. Freer, US Congress (1846 - 1913)
    Romeo Hoyt Freer (November 9, 1846 – May 9, 1913) was the Republican Attorney General of West Virginia from 1901 to 1905. Born in Bazetta Township, Trumbull County, Ohio), Ohio on November 9...
  • Nathan Goff, Jr., U.S. Senator and Sec'y of the Navy (1843 - 1920)
    Nathan Goff, Jr. (February 9, 1843 – April 24, 1920) was a member of the United States Congress from West Virginia, who also served briefly as United States Secretary of the Navy during the Ru...
  • Gen. John Seashoales Witcher, US Congress (1839 - 1906)
    Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. At the start of the Civil War, he enrolled in the Union Army as a 1st lieutenant in the 3rd Regiment, West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry. He s...
  • George R. Latham, US Congresss (1832 - 1917)
    US Congressman. Elected to represent West Virginia's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1865 to 1867. he was U.S. consul to Australia. Upon his return from...
  • Brevet Brig. General Seymour Treadwell Moore (USA) (1824 - 1876)
    Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A 1847 graduate of the United States Military Academy and a Mexican War veteran, he was serving as a Captain in the Quartermaster Corps at the outbreak of th...

This project is used to relate all units from West Virginia who served in the Union Army.