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15th West Virginia Infantry      
Company Unknown
John Abraham Badgley - Other   
Drummer. Oldest soldier in the Regiment. Was born 1794. He was a Drummer Boy in the War of 1812 with Captain John Sharp's Company made up of men from Wood County, Virginia and Washington County, Ohio. He served in the War of 1812 along with his Father Benjamin Badgley.

He served in this regiment with his son Daniel C. Badgley. His other son, Drury, was a Corporal with the 1st West Virginia Cavalry.

Contact Name:  Steve Badgley
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Date Added:  9/21/2005
Company Unknown
Joseph Junior Burkhammer - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Debbie Malec
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Contact Homepage:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~debbie/
Date Added:  6/13/2005
Company Unknown
joseph burkhammer - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  joe burkhamer
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Date Added:  1/11/2011
Company Unknown
Albert F Carder - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Barbara Carder Heuke
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Date Added:  4/23/2015
Company Unknown
David Cayton - Private   
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Contact Name:  Julane Crabtree
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Date Added:  11/1/2012
Company Unknown
Benjamin D'barr - Private   
Surname is DeBarr in most other records. In some census records he is Benjamin D. Barr.
Contact Name:  Julane Crabtree
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Date Added:  11/1/2012
Company Unknown
Gideon Martin - Chaplain   
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Contact Name:  Karen Post Cartwright
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Date Added:  7/6/2006
Company Unknown
Isaiah McCoy - Unknown   
Isaiah was in the 13th WV Infantry, Co B. He was wounded while traveling from Mud Bridge4 to Barboursville when he was fired upon by a band of bushwackerson April 9, 1864. McCoy was shot but did not die due to that wound then but later dies on 12/5/1865
Contact Name:  Carolyn (McCoy) Puperi
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Date Added:  7/9/2008
Company A
Thomas Newlon - Private   
Born 1832 in Taylor Co.VA and died 1888 in Ritchie Co.WV
Contact Name:  Tony Collins
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Date Added:  8/12/2009
Company B
Joseph Burkhammer - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Joe W. Burkhammer
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Date Added:  12/31/2011
Company B
james t davis - Private   
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Contact Name:  brian johnson
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Date Added:  9/13/2004
Company B
Josiah Mattox - Private   
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Contact Name:  P. Roush
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Date Added:  4/30/2015
Company B
John Pfieffer - Unknown   
John was the second husband to my gggrandmother Christina nee'' Becker Walther. Records say that this regiment was from Petersburg, Hardy County, WV
Contact Name:  Beth Golden
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Date Added:  2/21/2005
Company B
John Theodore Schiefer - Private   
Seeking information regarding Civil War medal created for soldiers serving from WV. Would like to locate 'For Liberty' medal for J. T. Schiefer of Company B, 15th WV Infantry.
Contact Name:  Judith Morris
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Date Added:  4/6/2013
Company C
Samuel B. Cross - Private   
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Contact Name:  Allene Baker
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Date Added:  2/14/2010
Company C
John H. Dougherty - Private   
Found on Ancestry.com in Civil War records, he was born in 1828 in Virginia and in 1860 was in Roane, Virginia the census says his post office was Roxalana.
Contact Name:  Joseph Dougherty
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Date Added:  5/21/2006
Company C
Henry Scott - 2nd Lieutenant   
Henry Scott joined the 15th Regiment as a fifth sergeant and was promoted to full 2nd Lieutenant on November 30, 1864. He was mustered out on June 14, 1865.
Contact Name:  Luci Ross
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Date Added:  2/6/2010
Company C
John Marshall Van Camp - Private   
John Marshall Van Camp was wounded after the surrender of Lee at Appomatox Courthouse, VE. in a battle at Ft. Monroe, VA April 26, 1865. His head wound ultimately led to his blindness. He died in 1919. He was my great-grandfather.
Contact Name:  Shirley Walther Shore
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Contact Homepage:  do not have
Date Added:  7/17/2009
Company D
Jasper D. Peterson - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Mark Peterson
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Date Added:  6/29/2008
Company D
David Benton Straley - Private   
KIA 2nd Winchester. Assume his unidentified remains were interred at National Cemetery there.
Contact Name:  Joy Stalnaker
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Date Added:  7/1/2006
Company E
John Nine - Unknown   
This is not a relative, but was the only way to get his information on here. I also have a photograph of his tombstone & the cemetery he is buried in.

Nine Cemetery, Canaan Valley, Tucker County, WV (located behind the resort, near the large outdoor picnic shelter)
Contact Name:  Connie
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Date Added:  11/28/2010
Company F
Jacob Campbell - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jeff Campbell
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Date Added:  6/23/2006
Company F
Isaac Price - Colonel   
Isaac Price was born Sept. 17, 1846 and was from Barbour County, West Virginia. He lost both arms and was wounded in one thigh at the Battle of Cedar Creek near Winchester, Va. He had 14 children (10 before the war; 4 after) and died at the age of 70.
Contact Name:  Connie Rice
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Date Added:  9/17/2007
Company F
Cyrus Vance Robinson - Private   
Any photos or information would be greatly appreciated. I'm also looking for the WV medals that he may have been awarded.

Thank you!
Contact Name:  Jerry Garvey
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Date Added:  1/21/2013
Company G
Daniel C. Badgley - 1st Sergeant   
Became a Physician after the war.
Contact Name:  Steve Badgley
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Date Added:  9/21/2005
Company G
Thomas Morgan Flaherty - Private   
Thomas enlisted on September 15, 1863 as a Private in Company G, 15th Regiment West Virginia Infantry and in either May or June of 1865 he transferred as a Private to Company G, 10th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry. He was Honorably Discharged on August 9, 1865. Thomas was my Great Grandfather.
Contact Name:  Shanna Flaherty-Pierce
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Contact Homepage:  http://shannasfamily.freeservers.com
Date Added:  6/13/2011
Company G
Elmore Wilkinson - Sergeant   
I have my ancestors diary he kept during the war
Contact Name:  Rodger Lemley
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Date Added:  8/22/2012
Company H
Anthony Christian - Private   
Anthony was born in Plattsburgh, NY, in 1836. By the time of the 1860 US Census, he was living in Benwood, Marshall Co., Va. He is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, W. Va.
Contact Name:  Paul C. Christian
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Date Added:  6/7/2006
Company I
William Davis Burris - Private   
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Contact Name:  RICHARD BURRIS
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Date Added:  6/4/2011
Company I
George W. Cunningham - Private   
I would like to find out if this George W. Cunningham was my GGGrandfather who was listed at 31 years old in the 1860 Monongalia County, West Virginia census. I need whatever information the archives can provide on this person.
Contact Name:  Randy G. Cunningham
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Date Added:  4/6/2003
Company I
Henry Summers - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jen
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Date Added:  11/30/2006
Company K
Charles E Silver - Private   
My relative was from Morgan County West Virginia, and was at Appomatox during General Lees surrender.
Contact Name:  William H Silver
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Date Added:  7/25/2007
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