War of the Rebellion: Serial 028 Page 0522 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., ME., AND PA. Chapter XXXI.

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Extract from return of the Department of the Ohio, Major General Horatio G. Wright, U. S. Army, commanding, for October 31, 1862

Present for duty.

Aggregate Aggregate

Command. Officers. Men. present. present and


District of

Western Virginia


Kanawha Division 155 4,696 6,014 7,498


District of the 271 6,452 7,281 8,169



Railroad Division 213 7,958 8,605 9,457


Total*. 639 19,106 21,900 25,124

Troops of the District of Western Virginia serving in West Virginia, October 31, 1862.+


Brigadier General GEORGE CROOK.

First Brigade.++

Colonel Eliakim P. Scammon.

Second Brigade.

Colonel Ebenezer B. Andrews.

Third Brigade.


84th Indiana, Colonel Nelson Trusler.

40th Ohio, Colonel Jonathan Cranor.

Ohio cavalry (one squadron.)

Mitchell's battery.


Captain G. W. KANAWHA.

Colonel J. A. J. LIGHTBURN.

Point Pleasant.

4th West Virginia, Lieut Colonel William H. H. Russell.

8th West Virginia, Lieut Colonel John H. Oley.

13th West Virginia, Lieutenant Colonel William R. Brown.

2nd West Virginia Cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel Rollin S. Curtis.

34th Ohio, Lieut, Col, F. E. Franklin.

89th Ohio, Colonel John G. Marshall.

91st Ohio, Colonel John A. Turley.

92nd Ohio, Colonel Nelson H. Van Vorhes.

Battery, Lieutenant De Lille.

Ten-Mile Creek.

37th Ohio, Lieutenant Colonel Louis Von Blesssingh

47th Ohio, Major Frederick Heser.

Howitzer Battery, Lieutenant James Shiels.


5th West Virginia, Colonel John L. Zeigler.


*The Cheat Mountain District (Milroy) and post of Ceredo not accounted for. For the Cumberland Division (Morgan), formerly Seventh Division, Army of the Ohio, see Series I, Vol. XVI, Part II, p.658.

+According to monthly return, Department of the Ohio

++Composition not indicated.