United States Army


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Commanded by Brigadier General Benjamin F. Kelly

The Department of West Virginia was organized on June 28, 1863 from the Eighth Corps, Middle Department. It consisted of the new state of West Virginia and the state of Maryland west of the Alleghenies.

Scammon’s Division Brigadier General Eliakim Scammon from Dept. Mid. 3 Div.
First Brigade Colonel Rutherford B. Hays
23rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel James M.S. Comly
5th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel John L. Zeigler (to 6/19)
Colonel Abia A. Tomlinson
9th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Isaac H. Duval from Dept. Mid. 2 Div. 2 Brig.
13th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel William R. Brown
1st West Virginia Cavalry 2 cos.
3rd West Virginia Cavalry Company G
First Kentucky Battery Captain Daniel Glassie
Second Brigade Colonel Carr B. White
12th Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel Carr B. White
34th Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel John T. Toland
91st Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel John A. Turley
2nd West Virginia Cavalry Cos. G & K
3rd West Virginia Cavalry Company D
1st Ohio Independent Battery
Campbell’s Separate Brigade Colonel J. M. Campbell from Mid. Dept. 8 Corps 1 Div.
54th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
Lafayette (PA) Cavalry Company Captain Alex V. Smith
Ringgold (PA) Cavalry
Washington Co. (PA) Cavalry
1st West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Joseph Thoburn
West Virginia Artillery, Battery E
Mulligan’s Separate  Brigade Colonel James A. Mulligan from Mid. Dept. 8 Corps 1 Div.
2nd Maryland Infantry, Potomac Home Brig.
23rd Illinois Infantry Regiment
14th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Daniel D. Johnson
Battery L, 1st Illinois Artillery
Wilkinson’s Separate Brigade Colonel Nathan Wilkinson from Mid. Dept. 8 Corps 1 Div.
6th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Nathan Wilkinson
11th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Frost
Averill’s Separate Brigade Brigadier General W. W. Averill
from Mid. Dept. 8 Corps 1 Div.
28th Ohio Infantry Regiment Colonel August Moor
2nd West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel George R. Latham
3rd West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel David T. Hewes
8th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel John H. Oley
10th West Virginia Infantry Regiment Colonel Thomas M. Harris
West Virginia Battery B
West Virginia Battery G
1st West Virginia Cavalry, Co. A
3rd West Virginia Cavalry, Co. E, H&I
Schambeck’s (IL) Independent Cav. C. Captain Frederick Schambeck
3rd Ohio Independent Cavalry Co.
14th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment
Unattached
2nd West Virginia Cavalry Regiment Colonel John C. Paxton