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|6th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment|
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|Active||August 13, 1861 to July 21, 1865|
The 6th West Virginia was mustered into Federal service on August 13, 1861, at Grafton, Mannington, Cairo, Parkersburg and Wheeling, in western Virginia.
The regiment was mustered out of Federal service on June 10, 1865.
Future Nebraska Congressman George Washington Emery Dorsey was a major in the 6th West Virginia.
The 6th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment suffered 8 enlisted men killed or fatally wounded in battle and 2 officers and 167 enlisted men dead from disease, for a total of 177 fatalities.
- West Virginia Units in the Civil War
- West Virginia in the Civil War
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