Pauley, William A. - Company M - PC#604989, WC#1085171 - enlisted 10 Oct 1864 Charleston as a blacksmith, discharged 1 Aug 1865 - 6’1”tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair - born 14 Apr 1829 Crooked Creek, VA - died 14 Jun 1922 St. Albans WV - married #1 Emily Mary Holstein 17 Jan 1854, Emily had been married to Jackson Grass before her death 21 Apr 1888 - married #2 Rachel Esque 17 Apr 1889 - married #3 Mary E. Bird 17 Jan 1897 Putnam Co. WV - children in pension: Permelia Ann 9 Oct 1854; Albert M. 18 Nov 1856; Peter L. 2 May 1859; Lauretta E. 19 May 1861; Lucia F. 3 Aug 1863; William S. 31 Aug 1867; and Sarah V. 22 Jun 1871 - lived Sod, Lincoln Co. WV 1907

 

Pauley, William G. - Company G - PC#273643, MIC#747681 - service 17 Mar 1862 - 15 May 1865 - married #1 Theresa Pauley, they had  six children before there divorce 3 Oct 1895 - married #2 or #3 Della Holcomb 5 Mar 1896, she died 3 Apr 1912 - children in pension: Carrie born 9 Feb 1897; Willmouth  6 May 1900; and Rachel L.  3 Jan 1905

 

Pauley, William W. - Company M - PC#491027, WC#490458, MIC#511079 -  enlisted 5 Oct 1864, discharged 1 Aug 1865 - 5’10”tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair - born about 1822 Kanawha Co. VA - died 30 Mar 1899 - married Maggie Brown, she re-married as a widow 17 Oct 1900 - In 1900 the only child under 16 was James Blaine Pauley - lived McCorkle WV

 

Payne, Albert B. - Company F - enlisted 17 Sep 1861 Red House - 5’8”tall, light complexion, grey eyes, dark hair - born about 1841 Putnam Co.  VA

 

Payne, Alfred - Company F - PC#215924, WA#659111

 

Payne, Charles - Company G - enlisted 29 Oct 1861 Mud River - 5’8”tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair - born Cabell Co. VA son of Harrison and Mary - on deserters list Luray Valley VA 9 Jul 1862, “may be found in Rebel Army”

 

Payne/Pain, George - Company F - enlisted 1 Aug 1864 Charleston - 5’2”tall, light complexion, dark eyes, brown hair - born about 1844 Boone Co. VA son of Thomas and Eleanor Snodgrass Payne - married #2 Maggie Sullivan a widow from Fayette Co. WV 23 Dec 1897

 

Payne, James - Company F - SA#379520 - 5’10”tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair - born about 1831 Putnam Co. VA - captured Wayne Co. VA 1 Nov 1864 and taken to prison at Richmond VA - paroled P.O.W. Aikens Landing VA 15 Feb 1865

 

Payne, Mitchell - Company H - WC#115553, MIC#130959 of W.F.Smith - enlisted 2 Nov 1861 Charleston - 5’5”tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair - born about 1828 Tazewell Co. VA - captured 19 Dec 1863 Jackson River VA while protecting the retreat after the Salem Raid - sent to Andersonville Prison - died at Andersonville Georgia 4 Aug 1864 - married Emily Hendrix 6 Feb 1850 - children: William born 13 Nov 1853; Mary Ann 17 Nov 1855; Charles 6 Apr 1858; Henry H. 23 Sep 1860; and Mahala 21 Sep 1863

 

Payne, Thornton - Company B - PC#776605, MIC#461459 of W.A.Stanton - enlisted 3 Sep 1861 Peytona, Boone Co. VA - born about 1827 Kanawha Co. VA son of Thomas and Eleanor Snodgrass Payne - died 4 Jan 1894 - 5’9”tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair - deserted Petersburg 30 Apr 1862, returned to unit, again on deserters list 8 Jan 1863 Coalsmouth, “may be found Boone Co. WV”, returned to unit - married #1 Mary James - married #2 Segnes Jordan - married #3 Miram Eplin 7 Mar 1882 - children: Rosa Lee born 10 Mar 1883; Millie 15 Mar 1885 and Thornton 24 Oct 1887 - lived Racine, Boone Co. WV

 

Pearson, James L. - Company G - WA#429722, MIA#6523109 - enlisted 24 Oct 1861 Mud River - 5’9”tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair - born about 1839 Cabell Co. VA - killed in camp at Martinsburg WV 25 Feb 1864 by William J. Cook also of the 7th WV - According to John B.C. Bias, an eye witness to the killing, “John Laywell and Simon Pearson were in a quarrel when Bill Cook  took  Laywell’s side. Cook mistook James Pearson for Simon Pearson and shot him in the chest - Mother is listed as Jane Johnson - son Joseph born 16 Nov 1858

 

Pearson, Simon - Company I - enlisted 24 Nov 1861 Wyoming Co. - 5’9” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair - born about 1838 Kanawha Co. VA - deserted 7 Jan 1863 Coalsmouth, returned 26 Feb 1863 - Simon re-enlisted 1 Feb 1864 - married Nancy Hotten 29 Jan 1865 Kanawha Co. WV

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