United States Regiments & Batteries  * West Virginia

The 15th West Virginia Infantry Regiment lost 3 officers and 50 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 officer and 99 enlisted men by disease during the Civil War.

August-October Organized at Wheeling, W. Va. Attached to Railroad Division, West Virginia
October 18-December 22 At New Creek Station
December 22 Moved to Sir John’s Run, and duty there guarding Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
January Assigned to Sir John’s Run, Defenses Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle Dept
March Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps
June 16 Moved to New Creek., Dept. of West Virginia
July 4 To Cumberland, Md., and to Hancock, Md.
July 11 To Fairview
July 14 To Williamsport, Md.
July 15-28 Operations against Lee
August 5 At Mechanicsburg Gap, near Romney. Attached to Campbell’s Brigade, Scammon’s Division, Dept. West Virginia
November 5 At Alpine
December Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, West Virginia
March 19 Bath
April Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, West Virginia, then 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, West Virginia
May 9 Crook’s Expedition against Virginia & Tennessee Railroad May 2-19. Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain
May 10 New River Bridge and Cove Mountain or Grassy Lick, near Wytheville
May 12-13 Salt Pond Mountain and Gap Mountain
May 19 Meadow Bluff
May 26-July 1 Hunter’s Expedition to Lynchburg
June 10 Middlebrook and Brownsville
June 11-12 Lexington
June 16 Otter Creek, near Liberty
June 17 Diamond Hill
June 17-18 Lynchburg
June 18-July 1 Retreat to Charleston
June 20 Buford’s Gap
June 21 About Salem
July 12-15 Moved to Shenandoah Valley and attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, West Virginia
July 17-18 Snicker’s Ferry or Gap
July 23-24
Battle of Kernstown
August 6-November 28

Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign

September 3 Berryville
September 19 Third Battle of Winchester (Battle of Opequan)
September 22
Battle of Fisher’s Hill
October 13 Skirmish at Cedar Creek
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek

Colonel Milton Wells was wounded in the hip.

October Duty at Camp Russell and in the Shenandoah Valley
December 19-23 Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va.
December Duty in the trenches before Richmond, Va. attached to 3rd Brigade, Independent Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the James
March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

March 28-29 Moved to front of Petersburg
March 30-31 & April 1 Hatcher’s Run
April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 6 Rice’s Station
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

April 12-15 March to Lynchburg
April 15-19 To Farmville and Burkesville Junction
April 22-25 To Richmond, Va.
May Duty near Richmond
June 14 Mustered out