5th West Virginia Cavalry
Company I

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[Note: many of the men shown in this West Virginia unit, were from Washington County Pennsylvania]

Taken from Frank S. Reader's 1890 "History of The Fifth West Virginia Cavalry (formerly the Second Virginia Infantry) and of Battery G, First West Virginia Light Artillery"
[Transcribed by Dawne Temple, January 2003]

Fifth West Virginia Cavalry
Company I

This company was organized in Greenfield (now Coal Center) and California, Washington County, PA. The following is the muster out roll, showing the list of members and their record. The company was mustered into the U.S. service, July 10, 1861, and was mustered out July 28, 1864. All the members not otherwise marked were mustered out with the company. The recruits and veterans were transferred to the Sixth West Virginia Cavalry, when the company was mustered out.

Lewis E. SMITH. Captain. Resigned 23 Nov. 1862. Struck by a piece of shell at Cross Keys. Captain FAQUIER Company, Virginia--Aug. 1862, taken to Libby Prison where his health was broken down.

Norval W. TRUXAL. Captain. Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain, 27 Dec 1862.

A.A. DEVORE. 1st Lieutenant. Resigned 10 Oct. 1861

D.F. WILLIAMSON. 1st Lieutenant. Transferred from Company K. Resigned.

James K. BILLINGSLEY. 1st Lieutenant. Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant. Promoted to Captain Company C, 15 Apr. 1863. Wounded in ankle at Cross Keys.

Charles H. DAY. 1st Lieutenant. Transferred from Company H.

James B. MONTGOMERY. 2nd Lieutenant. Promoted from Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant. 25 Dec., 1862.

O.M.J. HUTCHISON. 1st Sergeant. Promoted from Corporal to 1st Sergeant, 25 May 1863.

Jacob KENT. Sergeant.

Jacob QUALK. Sergeant. Discharged for disability, 15 Dec. 1861.


Jacob HORNBAKE. Sergeant. Wounded in arm at 2nd Bull Run.

Alexander LATTA. Sergeant.

George UNDERWOOD. Sergeant. Captured at West Union. Paroled.

John LOPP. Corporal. Discharged for disability, 22 Jan, 1863.

Samuel KENT. Corporal. Wounded at 2nd Bull Run. Captured at West Union.

John H. WEAVER. Corporal.

James T. BIGELOW. Corporal.

Robert MAYHORN. Corporal. Captured at West Union.

Elijah LICHTENBERGER. Corporal.

Theophilus DWYER. Corporal. Wounded at Rocky Gap, 26 Aug 1863, and captured.

Stephen H. WARD. Corporal.

William GARTON, Corporal. Captain on Salem Raid--Dec 1863. Died in Andersonville Prison.

Abraham LEADBEATER. Corporal. Discharged for disability, 21 Oct 1861.

Samuel J. AMALONG. Corporal. Discharged for disability. 18 Feb. 1862.

Privates, Company I:
Jesse AMMON. Private. Captured on Salem Raid--Dec 1863.
John F. AILES. Private. Killed by the falling of a tree, 27 Nov 1861.
George D. BOYD. Private.
James W. BLAIR. Private.
Thomas BEE. Private.
W.H. BILLINGSLEY. Private. Wounded at Rocky Gap, 26 Aug 1863. Captured. Died at Savannah.
Jacob D. BILLINGSLEY. Private. Re-enlisted as veteran, 05 Jan. 1864.
William BUNTING. Private. Re-enlisted as veteran, 05 Jan. 1864.
Nathaniel BALDWIN. Private. Transferred to Invalid Corps,-- Nov 1863.
Henry BARNHART. Private. Wounded at Beverly, 24 Apr 1863. Died from wounds.
S.J. BENEDICT. Private. Deserted.
Joseph W. CHESTER. Private.
Augustus CLARK. Private. Captured at Rocky Gap, 26 Aug. 1863.
Silas J. CLENDANIEL. Private.
John H. CONNARD. Private.
Marion CRUMRINE. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran, 05 Jan 1864.
David O. CARPENTER. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran, 05 Jan 1864.
John N. CROW. Private. Re-enlisted as veteran, 05 Jan 1864.
George W. CLENDANIEL. Private. Recruited 05 Jul 1863. Transferred to Company G, 19 Jul 1864.
Jehu DEHAVEN. Private.
Henry E. DEVERS. Private.
James R. DOWLER. T'm'r [unknown designation].
Michael DOWLING. Private.
John C. EVANS. Private. Discharged for disability, 01 Jan 1863.
Louis M. FREEMAN. Private. Died of Typhoid fever, 14 Feb 1862.
G.H. FITZSIMMONS. Private.
William GEHO. Private. Captured West Union.
James H. GORDON. Private. Discharged for disability, 31 May 1862.
Dewitt C. GRAHAM. Private. Discharged for disability, 22 Jan. 1863.
Andrew J. HARRIS. Private. Wounded at Bull Run. Discharged 21 Nov 1862.
Daniel HOWE. Private. Killed by Guerillas, 26 Apr. 1862.
C.S. HIXENBAUGH. Private. Captured at Rocky Gap, 22 Aug 1863.
W.H. HORNBAKE. Private.
Robert HERRON. Private.
Noble HOWDEN. Private.
Samuel J. HOWE. Private.
William J. HARRIS. Private.
Andrew J. HARRIS. Private, recruited 05 Jul 1863. Transferred to Company G 19 Jul 1864.
Lemuel B. HOWE. Private. Recruited 05 Jul 1863. Wounded and captured at Rocky Gap, 27 Aug 1863. Died Andersonville [Prison].
James JOHNSON. Private. Discharged for disability, 15 Nov. 1861.
William JOBES. Private. Discharged for disability, 08 Sep 1862.
Robert JOBES. Private. Left at Armory Square Hospital,25 Sep,1862;There discharged.
Samuel JOBES. Private.
Andrew N. JOBES. Private.
Joseph JOBES. Private. Captured at West Union.
Edward JONES. Private. Wounded at Bull Run.
Joseph JOHNSON. Private.
Hugh LANCASTER. Private.
William L. LATTA. Private.
Allen MOORE. Private
George MARKER. Private. Re-enlisted as veteran, 25 Jan. 1864.
Joseph E. MAYHORN. Private. Discharged for disability, 22 Jan 1863.
Sansom MILLER. Private. Deserter.
James P. McCAIN. Private. Re-enlisted as veteran, 05 Jan 1864.
John C. McLAUGHLIN. Private. Discharged for disability, 26 Oct. 1861.
Robert A. McDONALD. Private.
William McCOY. Private.
Robert A. McCOY. Private.
Isaac S. McCAIN. Private. Recruited 05 Jul 1863. Transferred to Company G, 19 Jul 1864.
Albert NORCROSS. Private. Recruited 05 Jul 1863. Transferred to Company G, 19 Jul 1864.
William NORCROSS. Private.
David R. PHILLIPS. Private.
Nathaniel PATTERSON. Private. Discharged for disability, 22 Jan 1863.
John PETERS. Private. Discharged for disability, 27 Sep 1861.
Hiram QUALK. Private. Shot through right lung--May 1864.
Frank S. READER. Private. Captured.
John S. RIMMEL. Private.
Frederick RIMMEL. Private.
John RIMMEL, Jr. Private. Re-enlisted as veteran, 05 Jan 1864.
James READER. Private. Discharged for disability, 22 Oct. 1861.
Charles W. SIVERT. Private. Wounded in leg, amputated, Fauq. Wh. Sul. Sprs., 26 Aug 1862. Discharged 09 Jan 1863.
Augustus SHAFFER. Private. Discharged for disability, 08 Aug 1862.
Cuthbert SOULSBY. Private. Killed at Grafton, 07 Jul 1863.
William SHOWALTERS. Private. Deserted.
Henry F. TRUXAL. Private. Recruited 15 Nov. 1862, Died of typhoid fever at Beverly, 31 Dec 1862.
John W. TRUXAL. Private. Recruited 15 Nov. 1862. Transferred to Company G, 19 Jul 1894 (Note: I think this should have been 1864)
Philip THOMAS. Private. Recruited 02 Nov. 1861. Transferred to Company G, 19 Jul 1864.
Elihu UNDERWOOD. Private. Re-enlisted as veteran, 05 Jan. 1864.
William H. WORREL. Private. Re-enlisted as veteran, 05 Jan 1864.
Hiram A. WELLS. Private. Re-enlisted as veteran, 05 Jan 1864.
John R. WILLIAMS. Private.
Alfred D. WOLF. Private.
Elliott F. WISE. Private
Abraham V. WEAVER. Private.
William R. Wilkins. Private.
Thomas J. WALKER. Private. Wounded in leg at Bull Pasture, while out with foraging party.
Thomas YOUNG. Private.
Robert YOUNG. Private.
Nathaniel YOUNG. Private. Transferred to EWING'S Battery, 13 Nov. 1861.



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