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

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  • John Talkington, Civil War POW (1810 - 1903)
    John Talkington (b. 07 Mar 1810, d. 08 Apr 1863) He was in Andersonville Prison* during the Civil War. Note: There are conflicting data about his date of death: 4/8/1903 in Marion County, (West...
  • Thomas Perry William "Tommy" Myer, (USA) (1845 - 1930)
    Corporal, Company G [or C?], 7th Regiment , W. VA. Infantry, Civil War Note: The inscription of Co. C actually appears to be a G, matching the engraved G in REGT. Photo of military grave marker by:...
  • Jackson Daniel Champ, Civil War veteran (1844 - 1922)
    Co. F, 15th W. WV. Infantry, Civil War Jackson Champ was the son of Nimrod Champ and Eliza Skidmore Champ. He married Mary Ann Bailey on 15 December 1872 in Taylor Co., WV. Jackson was a farmer a...
  • Pvt. (USA), Caleb Nuzum (1811 - 1887)
    Caleb served as a Private, Co. M., 6th West Virginia Volunteers during the Civil War; mustered in 2 December 1861 at West Union, West Virginia; he served as a cook. Photo by: Alice Jeffords Lewis 4/0...
  • (USA), Benjamin H. Workman (1842 - 1879)
    Co. B, 7 W.Va. Cav Civil War Prisoner of War at Andersonville, Georgia Birth: Mar., 1842 Death: Sep. 17, 1879 Co. B, 7 W.Va. Cav Civil War (Prisoner of War at Andersonville Ga.) s/o John & Jane...

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