McDowell County in the Civil War


45th BATTALION VA INFANTRY, CONFEDERATE


Lt. Col Henry M. Beckley, Commanding Officer, formerly served with 36 VA INF

The 45 Battalion INF is distinct from the larger 45 VA INF, a regiment which operated outside southern
WV, SW VA, and eastern KY. The 45 BATTALION VA INF formed in December of 1863 primarily from disbanded (March of 1863) companies of Virginia State Line Regiments and operated within southern WV, SW VA, and eastern KY until June of 1864.


McDOWELL COUNTY ROSTER
(Household numbers and ages refer to the 1860 McDowell County Census.)


CHARLES CANADA (Kenady)
HH #56, 28
CO. E, Enlisted 20 Jun 1863
Also served with 22 VA CAV

MOSES CHRISTIAN
HH #113, 18
CO. B, Enlisted 4 May 1863

QUINTON A. MURPHY
HH #237, 45
CO. B, Enlisted 7 May 1863
Also served with 34 BATT'N. VA CAV

ISAAC ROSE
HH #136, 26
CO. C, Enlisted 18 May 1863

THOMAS LEWIS ROSE
(NOT in 1860 McDowell Census, but residence is listed as McDowell County)
CO. E, Enlisted 9 Mar 1864

ISAAC D. SIMPSON
HH #113, 21
CO. D, Enlisted 16 Dec 1863

 

Sources:

Ancestry.com Civil War Service Records
Library of Virginia, Confederate Rosters
Weaver, Jeff. Civil War Home Page. jweaver300@aol.com
White, June. 1860 McDowell Co., WV, Census. On-line, McDowell Co., WV, Genweb Archives


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