Rust, George J. - Company D - PC#587896 - enlisted 26 Feb 1864 Buffalo WV - 5’6”tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair - born about 1846 Putnam Co. VA - died 16 Jan 1932

 

Rutledge, Anderson - Company L - PC#560974 - enlisted 29 Mar 1864 Charleston - 5’8”tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, light hair - born about 1846 Giles Co. VA - died 24 Aug 1928 Hanging Rock OH

 

Rutroff, Jacob - Company H - FA#135123, MA#203420 - enlisted 1 Sep 1862 Cabin Creek VA - 5’8”tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair - born about 1844 Floyd Co. VA son of Henry and Elizabeth Stover Rutroff - family moved to Raleigh Co. VA about 1848 - captured 9 May 1864 Fredericksburg VA - first confined at Richmond VA - sent to Andersonville GA prison 8 Jun 1864 - he was admitted to Andersonville hospital 30 Aug 1864 where he died the same day - buried at Andersonville Grave #7257

 

Rutroff, Joseph H. - Company A - PC#367092 - enlisted 27 Jul 1861 Aultz VA - 5’10”tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair - born about 1838 Floyd Co. VA son of Henry and Elizabeth Stover Rutroff - died 17 Jul 1918 Pikeville KY

 

Ryan, Michael - Company L -  WC#311523 - alias Michael Costello - enlisted 22 Aug 1864 Charleston - 5’9”tall, dark complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair - born about 1841 Boston MA

 

Samples, Andrew M. - Company B - PC#701423, WC#609994 in 1915 - drafted 26 Sep 1864 - 5’5”tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, black hair - born about 1827 Kanawha Co. VA - married #1 Eveline Ashley 30 May 1850 Kanawha Co., she died about 1877 - married #2 Rebecca Reed King 20 Apr 1877 Clay Co. WV, she was previously married to Jonathan King - children: Angeline born about 1850; Floyd J. 5 Apr 1854; Alexander 3 Jul 1856; Mary D. 14 Jan 1859; Samuel 6 Jul 1863; Anna L. 20 Feb 1861; (illegible) born 4 Apr 1866; and John G. in February 1869

 

Samples, Jesse A. - Company C - WC#34592 in 1863, MIC#8451 of W. Paxton in 1868 - enlisted 22 Nov 1861 Elk River - born 14 Nov 1832 Brown Co. OH son of Samuel and Jane Samples - died 5 Aug 1862 or 28 Jul 1862 Sperryville VA - married #1 Mary Hall 29 Jan 1852, she died in February of 1856 - married #2 Mary M. Ashley daughter of Richard and Mary Ashley 25 Sep 1859 Clay  Co. VA - children: Sampson born 16 Nov 1852 and Ransom 16 Jan 1854

 

Samples, John - Company A - WC#211721, MIC#211722 of Elizabeth Mullins in 1879 - drafted 26 Sep 1864 Charleston - 5’9”tall, fair complexion, brown eyes, black hair - born about 1834 Kanawha Co. VA - died 26 Jun 1866 - married Margaret Jones 31 Aug 1854 Nicholas Co. VA, she married second John Mullins 17 May 1876- children: Cluster born 11 Jul 1856; Eliza E. 15 Oct 1858; Sarah A. 12 Jun 1861; Lucinda 13 Jun 1863; and Felisity 4 Jun 1865

 

Samples, Salathiel - Company C - PC#371580, WC#627200 - 5’6”tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, sandy hair - died 4 Mar 1916 - married Melena Ashley 10 Apr 1861 Clay Co. VA - children: William P. born 18 Jul 1864; Samantha 16 Sep 1868; T.J.  12 Apr 1871; Eliza 20 Jan 1873; George  4 Jul 1877; Sarah J. 19 Jul 1883; J.C.  7 Jul 1881; and Mandy 15 Jun 1892

 

Samples, Samuel - Company H - PC#590456, WC#889867 - 5’6”tall, fair complexion, black eyes, dark hair - born about 1846 Kanawha Co. VA son of John and Rosanna Samples - died 9 Mar 1920 Elkview WV - married Sarah Katherine King  daughter of William and Eliz King  15 Mar 1866 Clay Co. WV - children: Robert W. 17 Mar 1867; Charles R. 31 Oct 1871; Cord E. 20 Jan 1874; Vilda J. 22 Jun 1879; Sarah 18 Jun 1879; William H. 15 Apr 1882; and Laura M. 20 Jul 1886

 

Samples, Thomas - Company C - PC#397810 - enlisted 22 Nov 1861 Elk River VA - 5’5”tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair - had his feet frozen on the Salem Raid - born about 1839 Kanawha Co. VA - lived Elk River, Clay Co. VA

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