|5th West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment|
Flag of West Virginia
|Active||January 26, 1864 to December 14, 1864|
|Engagements||Battle of Cloyd's Mountain|
Service[edit | edit source]
The 5th West Virginia Cavalry was organized from the 2nd West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment on January 26, 1864. The regiment was consolidated into a single battalion at Charlestown, West Virginia in September 1864 and was absorbed by the 6th West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment on December 14, 1864.
Casualties[edit | edit source]
The 5th West Virginia Cavalry suffered 3 officers and 68 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded in battle and 118 enlisted men dead from disease for a total of 189 fatalities.
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