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Drawing of soldiers and wagon trains crossing the Potomac in this sketch by A. Lumley.
The Thirteenth Massachusetts and Twelfth Indiana Regiments crossing the Potomac  sketched by Thomas Nast.
Depicting a battle between Confederate Cavalry and Union Infantry.
A mural at the Greenbrier Cottages in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia depicting a Civil War battle.
House with trees in front and American flag hanging.
'Mortar used in Civil War in siege of such [cities] as Vicksburg.'
'Library of Congress Negative Number: LC-USZ6Z-17575'
'Library of Congress Negative Number: LC-USZ6Z-20525'
James F. Ellis enlisted in the army in August, 1862. He fought in several Civil War battles including Union General Phil Sheridan's 1864 Valley Campaign and was wounded three times during his service. Ellis was captured by Confederate forces during the Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864 and imprisoned at Salisbury, North Carolina. Ellis died in Salisbury Prison, February 13, 1865.
A photograph of a sketch of the Commander of 7th West Virginia Regiment, Army of the Potomac. Lockwood took command during the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 1862 to the Battle of Spotsylvania, May, 1864, where he was wounded.
This photograph shows Baldwin later in life as a "scholarly patriarch". He assumed command of the regiment following Jonathan Lockwood's resignation.
Commander of the 12th West Virginia Infantry Regiment, Army of the Potomac. Curtis was brevetted Brigadier General in recognition of his part in the attack on Fort Gregg of the Petersburg siege line, April 2, 1965.
A carte de visite image of Union General George B. McClellan and his staff, left to right: Captain Clark, General McClellan striking a napoleonic pose, Captain Van Vliet and Major Barry. Information printed on the bottom of image: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by M.B. Brady, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the District of Columbia."
Snider, from Monongalia County, W. Va. took command of the 7th West Virginia Regiment in August, 1862. He was seriously wounded at Fredericksburg, December, 1862.
Group portrait of mounted Company G. The three officers identified are L to R: Captain James S. Cassady, First Lieutenant James D. Fellers, and Second Lieutenant John E. Swaar. Other soldiers are not identified
Fremont was given command of the Mountain Department in Western Virginia in early 1862. He resign his post in the Fall of 1862.
Sigel commanded the Federal forces in the Shenandoah Valley during the Spring of 1864, with many West Virginia units under him. After his defeat at New Market, Virginia, Sigel was reassigned to the Department of West Virginia, protecting the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
Milroy commanded the Cheat Mountain District in 1861, losing his first battle at Camp Allegheny. He surprised Stonewall Jackson at the Battle of McDowell in early May of 1862, inflicting heavy casualties.
Rosecrans was responsible for several Union victories including the Battle of Rich Mountain during the Summer of 1861 in Randolph County, Virginia (West Virginia).
Inscription at the bottom of the image, "Yours ... John Hinebough". The 6th West Virginia Cavalry served in the mountains and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia during the war.
McClellan commanded Federal troops in Western Virginia at the outbreak of the Civil War. After an initial victory at Rich Mountain and the Union's embarrassing defeat at Manassas, McClellan was given command of the Union Army of the Potomac.
Cather fought in several battles in Western (West) Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley, at Petersburg and on Lee's Retreat. He served under McClellan in 1861, David Hunter, 1864 and Sheridan, 1864-65. Cather was also under the division command of George Custer, riding with Custer into many battles in 1864-65.
Cather was a Civil War veteran (Major, 1st West Virginia Cavalry), a farmer, surveyor and for a short time Adjutant General of West Virginia. He was married to Helen V. Mallonee.
Unidentified officers, probably belonging to a West Virginia Regiment.
Pierpoint was originally from Morgantown, Virginia (later West Virginia. He was employed in Indiana at the start of the Civil War and enlisted in a Indiana regiment. His parents, also loyal to the Union, were still living in Morgantown. This cased image is probably an ambrotype.
During the Civil War, Goff enlisted in the Confederate Army at age 17, in the 19th Virginia Cavalry and later, Company A, 26th Virginia Cavalry. After the war, he married Rachael Morton.
Before the war Davidson was a preacher in Taylor County.
Davidson was a preacher before the war. According to F. A. Cather's diary, AM 3633, Davidson died in April 12, 1864, probably from disease. There is a revenue stamp on the back of the photograph indicating a tax had been paid on the image. This tax was implemented to pay for the war.
Postcard photograph of Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters. Most of the building is obscured by trees. See back of the original image for correspondence.