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Fallen West Virginia soldiers to be honored during Lynchburg 150th events

huntersraid_logoWest Virginia soldiers who were casualties of the 1864 Lynchburg Campaign will be honored during 150th anniversary events in Lynchburg, Virginia.

On Sunday afternoon, June 15th, there will be a marker dedication at 2pm at Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg, honoring the fallen West Virginia soldiers buried there in unmarked graves.  The event is sponsored by the Taylor-Wilson Camp #10 of the Union Veterans of the Civil War.  The public is invited to attend.  Listed below are the West Virginia soldiers lost during the Lynchburg Campaign.

Many other events and activities are scheduled during the week of June 13-21, 2014.  For more information on the Lynchburg Sesquicentennial, contact Kevin Shroyer, chairman of the Lynchburg Sesquicentennial Committee.

For more information on the Lynchburg Campaign, visit huntersraid.org.


Union soldiers from West Virginia who were casualties of Gen. David Hunter’s Lynchburg Campaign, June 10-20, 1864

1st West Virginia Light Artillery, Battery B

1. Pvt. John Boyce
2. Pvt. William Rust

1st West Virginia Light Artillery, Battery D

3. Pvt. John G. Beardsley
4. Pvt. John W. Durbin
5. Pvt. James O. Mills

1st West Virginia Cavalry

6. Pvt. Alexander Hoback, Wagoner

2nd West Virginia Cavalry

7. Pvt. James Woodrum, Co. H

3rd West Virginia Cavalry

8. Corp. William Wentz, Co. M

7th West Virginia Cavalry

9. Pvt. Valentine Alexander, Co. G
10. Sgt. Patterson Ballard, Co. B
11. Pvt. William A. Green, Co. I
12. Sgt. Abner Monk, Co. B

1st West Virginia Infantry

13. 2nd Lieut. Joseph B. Gordon, Co. C
14. Pvt. Robert J. Simpson, Co. I

5th West Virginia Infantry

15. Pvt. John Fausnott, Co. D
16. Pvt. Daniel Forbus, Co. B
17. Pvt. Solomon Harrison, Co. D
18. Pvt. James M. Johnson, Co. H
19. Pvt. John Kelley, Co. K
20. Pvt. James H Parker, Co. I
21. 2nd Lieut. David J. Thomas, Co. A
22. Sgt. Colman B.B. Waller, Co. K

9th West Virginia Infantry

23. Pvt. Henry S. Smith, Co. D

11th West Virginia Infantry

24. 1st Lieut. James Barr, Co. D
25. Pvt. Henderson Burdett, Co. G
26. Pvt. Thomas McPherson, Co. K
27. Pvt. James L. Mathews, Co. I
28. Pvt. Francis Proudfoot, Co. C
29. Pvt. Jasper Rand, Co. B
30. Pvt. Morgan Rexroad, Co. C
31. Pvt. John W. Sigler, Co. C
32. Pvt. Francis M. Smith, Co. C

12th West Virginia Infantry

33. Pvt. James M. Stewart, Co. F
34. Pvt. James White, Co. K

14th West Virginia Infantry

35. Pvt. John S. Prince, Co. D

15th West Virginia Infantry

36. Pvt. Phillip Coonts, Phillip, Co. F
37. Pvt. Daniel Daugherty, Co. C
38. Pvt. Daniel Dulaney, Co. C
39. Sgt. Thomas Fowler, Co. A
40. Corp. Joseph W. Hitt, Co. B
41. Pvt. John S. Kayser, Co. D
42. Pvt. William King, Co. K
43. Pvt. Robert Lemmon, Co. C
44. Pvt. George Runner, Co. E
45. Pvt. John Watkins, Co. C

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