1861
June-July Organized at Wheeling, Clarksburg and Newburg, W. Va. Protecting border counties against guerrillas from Phillippi to Suttonville, W. Va. attached to Army of West Virginia.
September 6 Rowell’s Run
September 10 Moved to Beverly then to Elkwater, and duty there attached to Cheat Mountain District, West Virginia
September 23 Romney, Hanging Rock
September 23-25 Romney
October 26 Mill Creek Mills
December 29-31 Skirmishes in Clay, Braxton and Webster Counties
1862
March Attached to Cheat Mountain District, Dept. of the Mountains
March 19 Elk Mountain
April 5-May 8 Advance on Staunton. Attached to Milroy’s Independent Brigade, Dept. of the Mountains
May 7 Cow Pasture
May 8
Battle of McDowell
May 8 Bull Pasture Mountain
May 9-11 Reconnaissance to Franklin
May 11-13 Franklin
June 1-2 Strasburg and Staunton Road
June 8
Battle of Cross Keys
June 20-July 5 At Strasburg. Attached to Milroy’s Independent Brigade, 1st Army Corps, Pope’s Army of Virginia
July 5-11 Advance to Luray
July 11 Moved to Sperryville
July 22 To Woodville, and duty there
August 9 Battle of Cedar Mountain
August 12 Crooked Creek
August 16-September 2 Pope’s Campaign In Northern Virginia
August 21-23 Fords of the Rappahannock
August 22 Freeman’s Ford and Hazel Run
August 23-25 Waterloo Bridge
August 28 Gainesville
August 29 Groveton
August 30 Sexcond Battle of Bull Run
September Duty in the Defenses of Washington
September 30-October 1 Moved to Clarksburg, W. Va. and attached to District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio
October-April Duty at Clarksburg, Mt. Pleasant, and outpost duty at Buckhannon, Centreville, Bulltown, Sutton and Glenville
1863
March Attached to Averill’s 4th Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department
May 5 Regiment mounted, Janelew
July 4 Huttonsville
July 18-19 Near Hedgeville and . Attached to Averill’s 4th Separate Brigade, Dept. of West Virginia
August 5-31 Averill’s Raid through Hardy, Pendleton, Highland, Bath, Greenbrier and Pocahontas Counties
August 22 Huntersville (Detachment)
August 25 Jackson River
August 26-27 Rocky Gap near White Sulphur Springs
November 1-11 Averill’s Raid against Lewisburg and the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad
November 4 Cockletown
November 5 Mill Point
November 6 Droop Mountain
December 8-25 Averill’s Paid to Salem on Virginia & Tennessee Railroad. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of West Virginia
December 12 Gatewood’s
December 16 Salem
December 19 Scott’s or Barber’s Creek
December 28 Moorefield
1864
January 26 Designation changed to 6th West Virginia Cavalry