5th and 9th VA Infantry Combined

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.

Line officers

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.

  1. ZIMMERMAN

Company F.- Capt. JACOB MAY

Company G- Capt. JAMES P. WAYMER; 1st Lieut. W.T. ELSWICK; 2nd Lieut.

G.G. GASSEL

Company H.- Capt. J.W. JOHNSON; 2nd Lieut. CORNELIUS CONLY

Company I – Capt. ROBERT LOUGHLIN; 1st Lieut. J.C. BISHOP; 2nd Lieut.

LAWRENCE LEPPERT

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.

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