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

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  • Pvt. Joseph C. Kelley, (USA) (1836 - 1910)
    Served as a Private in Company B, 4th West Virginia Cavalry. Enlisted on Jul 13, 1863, and was discharged March 7, 1864, after 7 months, 24 days of service. Joseph is reported as sustaining no injuries...
  • George Layfield, (USA) (1841 - 1878)
    In MemoriamGeorge Layfield and Sarah Elizabeth McNemar were married October 9, 1864, in Harrison County, West Virginia. They became the parents of children:1. Mary Elizabeth Layfield: born Jul 27,1866 ...
  • John Jackson Layfield, Jr., (USA) (1838 - 1933)
    John Jackson Layfield Jr. married Salinda McDavit. They became the parents of ten children:1. George Thomas Layfield: b 21 July 1863 - d 28 Feb, 1941, Married Hulda Simmons. Both Cairo IOOF Cemetery, C...
  • Uriah D. Shrader, (USA) (1836 - 1904)
    Uriah Shrader was born in Pendleton County, Virginia. He was the son of Jacob Shrader whose parents came to Pendleton County from Germany. Uriah Shrader came to Ritchie County during the 1850s.Uriah Sh...
  • Abel D. King, (USA) (1845 - 1928)
    Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Co.: E Regt.: 4th State: West Virginia Branch: Calvary Co.: F Regt.: 36th State: Ohio Mustered in: Feb. 23, 1865 Branch: Infantry Mustered out...

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