Military


1774 Payroll List of Captain William Lowther:  Submitted by Patt Seitas

Petition November 1777

Harrison County Revolutionary War Pensioners

Revolutionary War Pension Records for Charles Shaw- Submitted by Cathy Rhoden

Revolutionary War Pension Records for Robert Wadsworth- Submitted by Margaret Gagliardi

Revolutionary War Pension for Walter Cunningham

Pension for Rebecca Cunningham, Widow,  War of 1812

1883 Pensioners On the Roll, Civil War Veterans

Civil War Pension papers of Sergeant John E. Smith:  Submitted by Sharon A. Sprouse Bramhall 

Civil War Pension papers of Kincheloe Frashuer:  Submitted by Sharon A. Sprouse Bramhall;

West Virginia Miliary Research

West Virginia Union Militia in the Civil War:  Database of West Virginians who served for the Union in the "Homeguard".  Searchable
    database, as well as original letters scanned and posted online!

West Virginia in the Civil War

West Virginia Civil War query forum

Union Regimental Histories

Company "E" Twelfth Regiment W.Va. Infantry:  Registrar of the Company "E" Twelfth Regiment of the WV Infantry, donated by 
    John Morris.

Unclaimed WV Civil War Medals

The Civil War Metals of WV -- Where Are They? -listing of those descendants who have claimed metals, and information on their
    ancestor.

"History of the Fifth West Virginia Cavalry, formerly the Second (W) Virginia Infantry, and of Battery G, First West Virginia Light 
    Artillery" by Frank S. Reader, 1890.  Transcribed by Linda Fluharty.

Military History Institute: Now you can actually purchase a photograph of a Civil War ancestor from the US Army Military History
     Institute! They have a fully-searchable database of photographs that are found in their archives.

West Virginian Veterans Memorial Database

Harrison County, West Virginia, World War II Casualties (Army and Air Corps):  Honor List of  Army and Army Air Corps. 
            Key:
            The long number following the name is the selective service number, rank, other letters, 
            KIA=killed in action
            DOW=died of wounds
            DOI=died of injuries
            DNB=died non-battle
            FOD=finding of death, 
            M=missing