Civil War Records, Roane County
Company B, Ninth West Virginia Infantry Volunteers: UNION
Company G, Ninth West Virginia Volunteers: Union
Company G, 10th VA Confederate Calvary/ Company E, 36th VA Volunteer Infantry Also: Co. D, 7th WV Cav. & Co. D, 13th Inf WV & Co. F, 11th WV Inf.
Company G, 60th VA Volunteer Infantry, Confederate/ Company F, Clark's Battalion Sharpshooters, Confederate Volunteers
Notes of James R. TAYLOR: Cornelius TAYLOR was at Andersonville under the name C.M. SAYLOR, pvt. Co. B, Ninth WV Inf. He died 30 AUG 1864 from diarrhea. His grave # 7291, Sec. H. Levi COTTRELL, pvt., Co. B, Ninth WV Inf. died 25 SEP 1864 of scorbutus, grave # 9762, Sec. H. Daniel LOUGHLIN died 28 OCT 1861 at Andersonville, grave # 11624. Samuel DRAKE died 13 AUG, grave # 5507. Perry G. MARKS transferred to Co. I, 1st Regt. & died of disease at Camp Parole, MD, date unk. Miles PERRINE was transferred to Co. I, 1st Regt. & mustered out 21 JUL 1865. James LESTER transferred to Co. I, 1st Regt. & mustered out at Camp Chase Ohio 27 APR 1865. Granville JONES of Co. D, 22nd VA Cav. died at Andersonville 18 AUG, grave # 6098.
Note from Roane Co. WV History Book: All the foregoing names of soldiers & military company accredited are taken from Hardesty's Ency. History & may be confusing if not erroneous; confusing because it is that some of the CASTOs are listed accredited to 2 different companies & there were some who deserted the Confederate & enlisted in the Union service & we personally know other enlisted Union Soldiers of Roane CO. whose names are not given in Hardesty's; we give others here as follows: Patrick HUNT, Oliver B. HUNT, William M. HUNT, of Co. K, Andrew J. CHANCEY of Reedy, regt. unk, John BISHOP, Co. D, 13th Regt. Vols., a G.A.R. member, Sgt. Bent F. HAWKINS & James A. CLEAVENGER, Co. D, 7th Regt. WV Calvary Vol., who enlisted in 1864, the last named being then not 15 years old; he is the son of Bailey CLEAVENGER, killed in this county as stated elsewhere. The G.A.R. post of Spencer was named for this family of CLEAVENGERS, "Cleavenger Post", of which James M., above named has been commander for many years. Ephraim McKOWN, Co. F, 11th WV, a Sgt. of this Company.
In all, there were of enlistments on the Union side from this county, 229 men, on the side of the Confederacy 115, a total of 344 of the citizens went to war.