Washington County Cavalry Company

Pennsylvania Volunteers


Organized at Wheeling, W. Va., August 19, 1861.
Attached to Army of Occupation, West Virginia, to November, 1861.
Railroad District, Mountain Dept., West Virginia, to January, 1862.
Lander's Division, West Virginia, to March, 1862.
Hatch's Cavalry Command, Banks' 5th Corps, to April, 1862.
Railroad District, Mountain Dept., to July, 1862.
Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to January, 1863.
Romney, Defences Upper Potomac, 8th Corps, to March, 1863.
4th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps, to June, 1863.
Campbell's Brigade, Scammon's Division, Dept. West Virginia, to December, 1863.
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. West Virginia, to February, 1864.


Greenbrier River October 3-4, 1861.
Expedition to Blue's Gap January 6-7, 1862.
Hanging Rock Pass, Blue's Gap, January 7.
Advance on Winchester March 7-15.
Strasburg March 18.
Battle of Winchester March 23.
Columbia Furnace April 16.
Two Churches and Rood's Hill April 17.
Guard and scout duty in Railroad District of West Virginia and
Defences of the Upper Potomac till February, 1864.
Actions at North River Mills August 15, 1862.
Wire Bridge August 16.
Moorefield August 23.
Glenville September 30.
South Branch Potomac, Moorefield, November 9.
Romney December 1.
Green Springs Run March 7, 1863.
Williamsport, Md., July 8.
Fairview July 9.
Hedgesville and Martinsburg July 18-19.
Whitehall July 22.
Burlington August 4.
Descent upon Salem December 16.
Jackson River, near Covington, December 19.
Petersburg January 10, 1864.
Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties January 27-February 7.
Moorefield February 4.
Consolidated with Ringgold Battalion February 9, 1864.

Source:  Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Compiled and Arranged from Official Records of the Federal and Confederate Armies, Reports of he Adjutant Generals of the Several States, the Army Registers, and Other Reliable Documents and Sources.Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Company, 1908







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