United States Regiments & Batteries  * West Virginia

The 6th West Virginia Cavalry Regiment lost 5 officers and 28 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 201 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

January 26 Organized from 3rd West Virginia Mounted Infantry
February Duty at Martinsburg and Charleston, W. Va., W. Va. attached to 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Army West Virginia
January 27-
February 7
Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties
February 2 Springfield
March Moved to Beverly
April Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, West Virginia
April 8 Winchester (Detachment)
June Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, West Virginia
June 10 Kablestown (Detachment)
June 13 White Post (Detachment)
June 26 Wire Bridge and Springfield (Detachment)
July 4 Frankfort
July 26 Back Creek Bridge
July 7 Regiment reorganized at Cumberland, Md. Attached to Reserve Division, Harper’s Ferry, W. Va.
August 22 Remounted at North Bridge and ordered to New Creek.
November 6-8 Expedition, to Moorefield (Detachment)
November 27-28 Moorefield
November 28 New Creek
January 12 Moved to Remount Camp, Pleasant Valley, Md.
April 4 Duty at Washington, D.C. attached to 22nd Army Corps
June 12-29 Moved to Leavenworth, Kan. and attached to District of the Plains, Dept. of MissouriA detachment moved to Fort Kearney, Neb., and duty under Major Squires.
July 16 Regiment moved to Julesburg and duty escorting Overland mails and operating against hostile Indians at Julesburg and Cottonwood Springs
April Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
May 22 Mustered out