The Civil War in the East

U.S. Army

Department of West Virginia

June 1863 - June 1865

 

Department commanders:

Brigadier General Benjamin F. Kelly (June 1863 - March 1864)

Major General Franz Sigel (March 1864 - May 1864)

Major General David Hunter (May 1864 - August 1864)

Brevet Major General George Crook (August 1864 - February 1865)

Brigadier General J.D. Stevenson (February 1865)

Brevet Major General S.S. Carrol (February - March 1865)

Major General Winfield Scott Hancock (March 1865)

Major General George Crook (March 1865)

Major General Winfield Scott Hancock (March - June 1865)

 

The Department of West Virginia was organized on June 28, 1863 from the Eighth Corps, Middle Department. It was dissolved after the end of the war in June of 1865.

 

Month to month organization of the Department of West Virginia:

Brigadier General Benjamin F. Kelly
first commander of the
Department of West Virginia

1863

1864

1864

1865




 
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