A Roster of the 1st West Virginia Volunteer
Contributed by Ed Prichard
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The First West Virginia Volunteer Infantry served
term of service within the continental U.S. Below is a partial roster
for the regiment. If you have additional information to contribute to
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Regimental Field and Staff
Band ||| Company A
Company B ||| Company C ||| Company D
Company E ||| Company F |||
Company H ||| Company I ||| Company
Company L ||| Company M
Colonel: Baldwin Day Spillman
Lt. Colonel: Clarence L. Smith
Major: Philip A. Shafer
Major: William H. Lyons
Chief Surgeon: H. Byron Baguely
Asst. Surgeon: Cassius C. Hogg
Asst. Surgeon: Charles T. Nesbitt
Chaplain Rev. S.K. Arbuthnot
Herbert Dewitt McClintock,
Captain - Hooten, Albert L.
1st Lieutenant - Price, Oscar A.
2nd Lieutenant - Baker, Frank H.
Captain - Vawter, John E.
Ansted, WV (Resigned)
Captain - Taylor, Raleigh C.
Ansted, WV (Originally mustered in with Co. as 1st Lieut., commissioned
Captain June 11, 1898, Mustered in as Captain June 20, 1898. Resignation
accepted to date Oct.13, 1898)
First Sergeant Neal, Leonard B.
Q.M. Sergeant Kyle, Mark C
Sergeant Summers, Joseph
B. Anstead, WV
Samuel Charleston, WV
Sergeant Summers, Eusebius
J. Montgomery, WV
Sergeant Payne, Harry
D. Charleston, WV
Ballenger, Henry L. Ansted, WV
Walker, Lewis, J. Ansted, W.Va
Ramsey, Charles R. Martinsburg, WV
Rucker, Walter T. Montgomery, WV
Spencer, Charles B. Ansted, WV
Kirkenbuhl, John Charleston, WV
Manley, Peter J. Wheeling, WV
McCabe, Richard V. Wheeling, WV
Morris, Floyd H. Charleston, WV
Farmer, Laurette Alderson, WV
Mondy, Archie Covington, Va.
Kimball, William E. Rockwood, Ohio
McGraw, Charles M. Ansted, WV (Cook)
Robertson, Charles W. Ansted, WV
Martin, Nathan N. Ansted, WV, Wagoner
Baker, Michael Ansted, WV
Baldwin, Andrew J. Mt. Carbon, WV
Belcher, John A. Coleburg, WV
Boggess, Charles E. Ansted, WV
Botkin, Thomas W. Charleston, WV
Booth, Eli J.
Cole, Birdie R. Ansted, WV
Chapman, William S. Charleston, WV
Clark, John M. Wheeling, WV
Cullen, Walter T. Huntingdon, WV
Eads, William H. Charleston, WV
Erskine, John L. Ansted, WV
Graves, Frank Wheeling, WV
Gilliland, Claude Huntingdon, WV
Hill, Mart. F.
Hammond, Charles W. Malden, WV
Hicks, Samuel T. Huntingdon, WV
Johnson, Samuel O. Charleston, WV
Johnson, William H. Charleston, WV
Jackson, Elmer E.
Kincaid, Walter M.
King, Bernie E.
Kyle, George W.
Lacy, Joseph E.
Lanham, Charles B. Charleston, WV
McAlexander, George L. Ansted, WV
McCutheon, Samuel B. Ansted, WV
McWilliams, James E. Charleston, WV
Mearion, John F.
McAboy, James F.
Moore, T. Mark
Murray, Charles P.
Newhouse, Simon E. Charleston, WV
Peters, Huston C.
Schlagel, Arthur A.
East Bank, WV
Skaggs, Miles A.
Sims, Charles B.
Sturgeon, Clarence E. Radcliffe, WV
Slater, Oscar B.
Toler, Wyatt A.
East Bank, WV
Tyree, William M.
Townsend, Robert A. Huntingdon, WV
Taylor, Vernon D.
Young, Rufus B.H.
1st Sergeant Taylor, John
C. Ansted, WV
Q.M. Sergeant Wood, Hudson
M. Ansted, WV
Sergeant Neal, Joseph
A. Mt. Hope, WV
Sergeant Neal, Joseph A.
Mt. Hope, WV
Sergeant Skaggs, Edward
W Ansted, WV
Zell Ansted, WV
Corporal Whitlock, Charles
B. Montgomery, WV
Corporal Brogan, Patrick
J. Montgomery, WV
Corporal Neal, William
D. Ansted, WV
Corporal Ward, John
Allen, Elmer F. Montgomery,
Cockings, Thomas G. Newport, Ky.
Rule, James M. Ashland, Ky.
Kions, George W. Ansted, WV
Young, William Montgomery, WV
Jones, William G. Ansted, WV
Morris, Manley East Bank, WV
Cole, Henry W. Ansted, WV
Haynes, Ernest W. Patrick, WV
Capt. / 2nd Lt. Houston, Henry K
Charleston, WV -Transferred to Co. G, 1st West Virginia
Volunteer Infantry, Dec 8 1898)
2nd Lieut. Carr, Fred N.
Charleston, WV - Transferred
to Co. “L” 1st West Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Nov. 16,
Sergeant Hair, George
Fayetteville, WV - Appointed
Battalion Sgt. Major from Sgt May 25, 1898
Harry Wheeling, WV - Transferred to
Co. “L” 4th Virginia
Volunteer Infantry Dec. 2, 1898
Artificer Hall, James
C. Charleston, WV - Transferred to 3rd U.S. Volunteer Engineers Jan 19, 1898
Park, Clermont E. Buffalo, WV
- Transferred to 2nd Div 1st Corps Hospital Corps June 13, 1898
Drennen, Eugene C. Summersville, WV - Transferred to
2nd Div 1st Corps Hospital Corps, Oct. 22nd 1898
Kirkland, Edward Charleston, WV -
Transferred to Co. “L” 4th Virginia Volunteer Infantry
Dec. 2nd 1898
Edwards, Ira B. Charleston, WV
- Transferred to 3rd U.S.
Volunteer Engineers Jan. 19th 1898
Kenney, Thomas S. Scary, WV -
Transferred to 3rd U.S. Volunteer
Engineers Jan. 19th 1899
Killeen, William J. Tidvite, PA (?)
- Transferred to 3rd
U.S. Volunteer EngineersJan. 19th 1899
Private Robinette, Alexander
Private Baker, Frank
Sergeant Minter, William
F. Victor, WV
Private Hornsby, William
Private Hundley, Frank
Private Newhouse, Simon
E. Charleston, WV (Dropped as deserter Nov. 4th 1898.
Returned Nov. 5th 1898. *Newhouse was the only soldier to appear in both
the main body of this muster roll and in the deserted section. (See
instruction 6 at beginning of muster roll.)
Humphreys, Robert N. Captain (Capt.).
Hooten, Albert L. 1st. Lieutenant (Lt)., later Capt.
Conner, C.W. 2nd Lt.
Neilson, James. Sgt. Major
Yoho, Robert C. 1st Sergeant
Conner, Pierce E.
Yoho, Robert C.
Duncan, B. F.
Flanagan, Mort (or Mart)
Goudy, Harry (Henry)
Martin, Arch T.
Wade, William W.
The roster below accompanied an article in a Charleston, West Virginia
newspaper stating that these men were owed sums of money for their
service. Their companies are not listed:
James T. Beale
John W. Bellamy
John W. Boyce
Robert R. Burkley
Suiter T. Burnett
Walter W. Clark
James W. Clegg
Richard T. Craiger
William C. Davis
Charles F. Dofa
Otis L. Ellis
William A Ewing
William P. Groso
James Frank Grove
James H. Grove
John T. Hatfield
Frank M. Hines
William J. Hobbs
Andrew J. Honaker
Floyd L. Hutsler
Joseph C. Jones
Walter A. Jones
John A. McVey
Samuel C. McVey
Augustus W. Nicholas
V. B. Putnam
Walter Scott Payne
Jona M. Sampson
John T. Stone
Clarence S. Thomas
Jordan W. Upton
James H. Williamson
Herbert Dewitt McClintock, Co. F
The Charleston Daily Mail. Sunday Morning, April 3, 1938, p. 3
Dickinson, Jack L., The Muster Roll of the First Regiment West Virginia
Volunteer Infantry, Company K, 1898-1899, Marshall University
Digital Scholar (https://mds.marshall.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1001&context=lib_manu)
(Contributed by John Allison)
Kathie (Walter Scott Payne)
"Marshall Men in the Last War," Moundsville Echo., June 4,
1909. (Additional info. on Company M)(Contributed by John Allison)
Mechler, Suzane Smith - Data on Herbert Dewitt McClintock
Powell, Scott "Marshall County in the Spanish American War," from History
of Marshall County, W. Va., 1925, p.266-267 (Company
M)(Contributed by John Allison)
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