West Virginia Snake Hunters
Company H, 3d Regt. P.H.B.  Md. Inf'try
 

Company Organized, March 29th, 1862, At Bruceton, Preston Co., Va.

 

Memoranda

Organized at Bruceton, Preston county, West Va., March 29, 1862.  Left there March 31st, 1862, and joined the Regiment at Springfield, West Va., April 2d, 1862.  The movements of the Regiment were to Romney and Mansfield, making short stops at each, thence to Franklin, West Va., where they were engaged in the fight between Gen. Schenck and the rebel Jackson.  Their next engagement was at Harper's Ferry they made short encampments at Petersburg, Wardensville, Petersburg again, Seneca, Burlington, Petersburg again, New Creek, and Kearneysville.  After three days fighting, the 12th, 14th, 15th, of Sept. 1862, surrendered to "be commands of Jackson, Hill, and Longstreet.  Were paroled and sent to Camp Parole, near Annapolis, Md., which point was reached on the 21st of September.  Jan. 13, 1863, were exchanged and assigned to guard duty at Camp Parole, where they now are, April 30th, 1863.

 

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Company Officers.
Commissioned.
Capt. W.A. Faulkenstine, Bruceton, West Va.
1st Lieut. Frederick Pringey Bruceton, West Va.
     Died Jan. 3d, 1863 at Camp Parole.
2d Lieut. J. T. C. Willman, Hagerstown, Md.
Non-Commissioned.
Sergeants.
1 -- Ephraim G. Hedding, Warfordsburg, Pa.
2 -- Conrad Raymon Bruceton, West Va.
3 -- Martin Gibson Bruceton, West Va.
4 -- W.M. H. Jenkins Bruceton, West Va.
5 -- ...................................... Bruceton, West Va.
Corporals
1 -- Hanson B. Friend Bruceton, West Va.
2 -- James K. Martin Bruceton, West Va.
3 -- King J. Hanna Bruceton, West Va.
4 -- Simon R. Martin Bruceton, West Va.
5 -- ...................................... Bruceton, West Va.
6 -- ...................................... Bruceton, West Va.
7 -- ...................................... Bruceton, West Va.
8 -- ...................................... Bruceton, West Va.
Musicians.
John J. Faulkenstine Bruceton, West Va.
Lewis F. Faulkenstine Bruceton, West Va.
Wagoner.
Lucian H. Smith Bruceton, West Va.
           
Privates.   Deserters' List.
Ankney, Randolph Bruceton, West Va. Stroll, William Martinsburg West Va.
     Dismissed by order of Col. S. W. Downey Schrine, John W. Bruceton, West Va.
Bowman, John W. Bruceton, West Va. Lange, John A. Petersburg, West Va.
Boger, Samuel P. Bruceton, West Va. Lampert, Peter Bruceton, West Va.
     Died at New Creek, Va.  Aug. 9, 1862 Lewis, John Bruceton, West Va.
Beerbower, Jesse Bruceton, West Va. Metzler, Henry H. Bruceton, West Va.
     Assistant Regimental Surgeon Wallace, Wm. H. Petersburg, West Va.
Bryte, Cyrus C. Bruceton, West Va. White, Frederick Bruceton, West Va.
     Died at Annapolis    Oct 24 1862
Benson, Henry L. Bruceton, West Va.
     Died Annapolis  Oct 31 1862
Cale A. Bruceton, West Va.
Crooks, Robert Bruceton, West Va.
     Quartermaster's Clerk
Cupp, John Bruceton, West Va.
Casida, Isaac Bruceton, West Va.
Christopher, Tazwell Bruceton, West Va.
     Died at Camp Parole  Dec 5 1862
Collins, John Bruceton, West Va.
Cale, William Bruceton, West Va.
     Discharged   Feb 17 1863
Davis, John E Cumberland, Md.
Everly, Leonard P. Bruceton, West Va.
Everly, Peter Bruceton, West Va.
Frankhouser, Martin Bruceton, West Va.
Fearer, Thomas H. Bruceton, West Va.
Groves, Samuel E. Bruceton, West Va.
     Honorably discharged  Feb 17 1863
Haines, Silas Bruceton, West Va.
Haines, John W. Bruceton, West Va.
Haines, Daniel A. Bruceton, West Va.
     3d Sergt., died at Annapolis   Nov 2d, '62
Hunt, Lemuel J. Bruceton, West Va.
Hunt, John Bruceton, West Va.
     Honorably discharged Aut 20 1862
Hunt, Caleb b. Bruceton, West Va.
     Died at Annapolis  Nov. 5, 1862
Ingle Henry Bruceton, West Va.
Joseph, Hezekiah Bruceton, West Va.
Jenkins, Ami Bruceton, West Va.
King, Wm. J. Bruceton, West Va.
King, Albert F. Bruceton, West Va.
Lowdermilk, James. L. Cumberland, Md.
Laub, Jonathan Bruceton, West Va.
Laub, George Bruceton, West Va.
Lee, Nicholas Bruceton, West Va.
Lee, Samuel B. Bruceton, West Va.
Matthew, Abraham Bruceton, West Va.
Maust, Adam Bruceton, West Va.
Maust, Samuel Bruceton, West Va.
Maust, Isaac Bruceton, West Va.
McMillen, James, C. Bruceton, West Va.
McNair, Perry Bruceton, West Va.
Maust, John Bruceton, West Va.
     Died at Springfield, Va.  April 13, '62
Maust, Abraham L. Bruceton, West Va.
     Killed in action at Franklin Va.  May 12, '62
Myers, George W. Bruceton, West Va.
     Died at Portland about Nov. 1, '62
Myers, John Bruceton, West Va.
     Honorably discharged in Aug. '62
Nessmith, Philip Bruceton, West Va.
Nedroe, Samuel Bruceton, West Va.
Peterman, George H. Cumberland, Md.
Ringer, Henry C. Bruceton, West Va.
Smith, Lewis Bruceton, West Va.
Shafer, Wm. A. Bruceton, West Va.
Seese, Wm. H. H. Bruceton, West Va.
Stonebreaker, V. Bruceton, West Va.
Titchenell, Andrew c. Bruceton, West Va.
Titchenell, Peter Bruceton, West Va.
Titchenell, John Bruceton, West Va.
Taylor, George W. Bruceton, West Va.
Taylor, Joseph Bruceton, West Va.
Tuttle, Peter Bruceton, West Va.
Wheeler, Smith Bruceton, West Va.
     Honorably Discharged April 23, 1862
Wolf, Henry Bruceton, West Va.
Wolf, Jasper Bruceton, West Va.
Willson, George Bruceton, West Va.
Walls, Solomon Bruceton, West Va.
Walls, Francis M. Bruceton, West Va.
Wilkins, Wm. Bruceton, West Va.
           

 

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