THE 5TH AND 9TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY CONSOLIDATED
Submitted by Barbara Madden
IRONTON REGISTER 22 DEC 1864
The two regiments were consolidated on the 1st of November, by order of the War Department. Very few of the old officers of either regiment now remain. The new regiment is styled the first veteran West Virginia infantry. The new regiment numbers 952 of whom 800 are present for duty. By spring it is presumed it will number 1000 veterans. Letters designated for this regiment should be sent via Martinsburg, to the 1st West Virginia Veteran regiment. The following have been commissioned as officers in this regiment:
Field and Staff, Col. I H. DUVAL, at present a Brevat Brigadier, commanding the Department of West Virginia, in the field.
Lieutenant Colonel W.H. ENOCHS , commanding regiment
Major J.J.S.P. CARROLL
Surgeon J.H. HYSEL
FRANK L. HERSEY, 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant
HARDIN KUHN, 1st Lieutenant and R.Q.M.
Company A.-Capt. MARK POORE; 1st. Lieutenant J.Q. HAGERMAN
2nd Lieutenant HAILEY
Company B.- Capt. OLIVER PHELPS; 2nd. Lieutenant CYRUS PATRIDGE
Company C. -Capt. STEVEN B HILTBRUNER
Company D – Capt. CARY B. HAYSLIP; 1st Lieutenant SIL. ANDREWS; 2nd Lieutenant D.A. JOHNSON
Company E.- Capt. H. WILLIS; 1st Lieutenant A.O. ENOCHS; 2nd Lieut.
Company F.- Capt. JACOB MAY
Company G- Capt. JAMES P. WAYMER; 1st Lieut. W.T. ELSWICK; 2nd Lieut.
Company H.- Capt. J.W. JOHNSON; 2nd Lieut. CORNELIUS CONLY
Company I – Capt. ROBERT LOUGHLIN; 1st Lieut. J.C. BISHOP; 2nd Lieut.
Company K.- 1st. Lieut W.A. ZIEGLER; 2nd Lieut A.J. JOHNSON
Several vacancies have been left for deserving members who are absent or wounded.