Capt. John Boggs' Company 1 May 1864 (Civil War) Home Guards - Union militia
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 1:36AM GMT
Surnames: Boggs, Phares, Harman, Ketterman, Teter, Harper, Harman, Helmick, Vance, Mallow, Davis, Kisamore, Bible, Buckbee, Burns, Carr, Caster, Cave, Champ, Clayton, Day, Dice, Dolly, Flin, George, Halterman, Hedrick, Helmick, Hoover, Huffman, Lewis, Long, Lough, Miller, Mouse, Moyers, Mulinex, Payne, Ritchie, Shirk, Shreve, Smith, Teter, Vance, Waybright, Westfall, Wheelbarger, Wilfond, Wrymer
Photo of Captain John Boggs can be seen here:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=bo...
Some of Capt. Boggs' correspondence has been digitized and uploaded here (click on the hyperlinks to see the original letters):http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/militia/militiabox...
From E.L. Judy's History of Hardy and Grant Counties, West Virginia
c. 1951 by E.L. Judy
Charleston Printing Company, Charleston, WV
[The Company of ] Captain John Boggs as of May 1, 1864
(Mr. Judy indicates that he included the Pendleton Co. units because so many of their descendants lived in Grant and Hardy counties)
John Boggs, Captain
William Phares, First Lieutenant
Isaac P. Boggs, First Sergeant and Clerk
Joshua Harman, First Sergeant
J.G. Ketterman, Orderly Sergeant
William W. Ketterman, Sergeant
John Teter, Sergeant
John A. Harper, Sergeant
Jacob Harman, Third Sergeant
Noah C. Helmick, Fourth Sergeant
Joseph W. Boggs, First Corporal
Reuben Vance, First Corporal
Samuel Harman, Second Corporal
Abraham [B.] Mallow, Third Corporal
Jesse Davis, Jr., Fourth Corporal
Adam Kisamore, Fourth Corporal
Jethro Davis, Sr., Sixth Corporal
Davis, Jethro, Jr.
Day, Aaron H.
Day, Benjamin P.
Dice, Daniel M.
Dolly, Amby H.
Dolly, Isaac J.
Harman, John H.
Harper, Elijah H.
Helmick, Adam H.
Helmick, John Jr.
Helmick, John Sr.
Mallow, George W.
Mallow, Simeon H.
Miller, Isaac H.
Miller, John H.
Mulinex, James P.
Payne, John D.
Ritchie, George W.
Vance, John A.
Wheelbarger, John H.
Several of these men were imprisoned as of 1 May 1864 and Capt. Boggs had lost others previously. He also would have enlisted others after this date. Any additions to this list would be appreciated.