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39th Kentucky Infantry

Household numbers and ages refer to the 1860 McDowell County Census.

  • OLIVER ADKINS
    HH #95, 13
    CO. H, Private
  • HENRY BAKER
    HH #81, 18
    CO. E, Private; Enlisted 24 Aug 1863
  • WILLIAM BAKER
    HH #35, 13
    CO. D, Private; Enlisted 15 Nov 1862
  • PRESLEY BLANKENSHIP
    HH #93, 22
    Co. H, Private; Enlisted into the 39th 27 Aug 1863
    A PRISLEY Blankenship is with the 10 KY Cavalry, Co. H–a Confederate outfit;
    many of Presley Blankenship’s neighbors belonged to the 10 KY Cavalry, Co. H.
  • GEORGE W. CHARLES
    HH #24, 28
    CO. I; Enlisted 20 Oct 1862
  • JOHN CHARLES
    HH #13, 36
    CO. I; Enlisted 14 Nov 1862
  • PETER CLINE
    HH #130, 32
    CO. H, Private; Enlisted 15 Jan 1863
  • EDWARD COLLINS
    HH #27, 11
    CO. C, Private; Enlisted 4 Jun 1863
  • JOHN COLLINS
    HH #27, 13
    CO. C, Private; Enlisted 20 Oct 1863
  • JOHN COLLINS
    HH #26, 40
    CO. I, Corporal
  • MICHAEL DANIELS
    HH #10, 17
    CO. G, Private, promoted to Corporal; Enlisted 16 Feb 1863
  • ADAM DAVIS
    HH #23, 23
    CO. I; Enlisted 10 Nov 1862
  • BENJAMIN DAVIS
    HH #11, 20
    CO. I, Private, promoted to Sgt.
  • HENRY DAVIS
    HH #11, 52
    CO. I; Musician
    Enlisted 28 Nov 1862
  • JEREMIAH DAVIS
    HH #11, 14
    CO. I
  • JOHN DAVIS
    HH #11, 18
    CO. I, Private; Enlisted 15 Jun 1864
  • MORGAN DAVIS
    HH #16, 28
    CO. I, Private
  • SQUIRE DAVIS
    HH #90, 32
    CO. I, Private
  • GEORGE W. ENGLAND
    HH #34, 12
    CO. B, Private; Enlisted 16 Nov 1862
  • JAMES ENGLAND
    HH #34, 9
    CO. B, Private; Enlisted 9 Nov 1862
  • JOHN HAGERMAN
    HH #19, 21
    CO. I
  • WILLIAM HAGERMAN
    HH #19, 40
    CO. I
  • ALEXANDER HALL
    HH #12, 15
    CO. I
  • ISHAM HALL
    HH #12, 44
    CO. I, Enlisted 14 Sept 1862
  • JAMES HALL
    HH #12, 16
    Co. I
  • WILLIAM HALL
    HH #12, 19
    CO. I
  • CALVIN HARRISON
    HH #28, 17
    CO. I, Sgt.
  • DAVID HARRISON
    HH #31, 19
    CO. C, Private
  • ISAAC LAMBERT
    HH #144, 26
    CO. H, Private
  • JOSEPH LAMBERT
    HH #181, 25
    CO. K, Private; Enlisted 1 Feb 1863
  • PHILIP LAMBERT
    HH #177, 37
    CO. H, Private; Enlisted 9 Jun 1863
  • ABNER LESTER
    HH #189, 14
    CO. I, Private; Enlisted 19 Jan 1864
  • ABNER LESTER
    HH #247, 25
    CO. I, Private
  • JOHN CALVIN LESTER
    HH #104, 37
    CO. H, Private; Enlisted 10 Dec 1862
  • JAMES MILAM
    HH #160 OR #190; Ages 20 and 17
    CO. A, Private; Enlisted 8 Sept 1863
  • ARCHIBALD MUNCEY
    HH #15, 23
    CO. I; Enlisted 20 Nov 1862
  • THOMAS MUNCEY
    HH #28, 9
    CO. I, Private; Enlisted 13 Jan 1863
  • DAVID PAYNE
    HH #25, 41
    CO. I; Enlisted 10 Nov 1862
  • GEORGE W. PAYNE
    HH #32, 21
    CO. I, Private; Enlisted 6 Jan 1864
  • JOHN D. PAYNE
    HH #249, 23
    CO. I, Private; Enlisted 10 Jan 1863
  • LEWIS PAYNE
    HH #32, 17
    CO. I, Private; Enlisted 16 Feb 1863
  • SIMEON L. PAYNE
    HH #42, 27
    CO. I; Promoted from Sgt. to 2nd Lt. 1 Jun 1865
  • WILLIAM PAYNE
    HH #32, 16
    CO. I, Private; Enlisted 6 Jan 1864
  • PRESTON ROBERTS
    HH #46, 23
    CO. I; Transferred to CO. C; Enlisted 22 Nov 1862
  • THOMAS SMITH
    HH #212, 14
    CO. A; Wagoner, Private; Enlisted 20 Sept 1862
  • WILLIAM STEWART
    HH #143, 14
    CO. I, Private; Enlisted 4 Jan 1863
  • WILLIAM H. WILLIAMS
    HH #96, 32
    CO. H, Sgt.; Enlisted 14 Jan 1863
  • WILLIAM YATES
    HH #246, 35
    CO. I, Private; Enlisted 20 Nov 1862

Sources

  • Ancestry.com Civil War Service Records.
  • 39th KY Mounted Infantry Webpage. geocities.com/Heartland/Ridge/7616
    White, June. 1860 McDowell County Census, on-line, McDowell County, WV Genweb Archives

WV Militia Company

Organized in the year of statehood, 1863. Household numbers and ages refer to the 1860 McDowell County Census.

  • SHORTEN SMITH
    HH #151, 31
    McDowell Company, Captain; Enrolled Summer of 1863
  • HARRISON GROSS
    HH #164, 19
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Lieut.; Enrolled Summer of 1863
  • ABNER BELCHER
    HH #210, 12
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
    Enrolled again 8 Mar 1865
  • ANDREW BELCHER
    HH # 161, 25, OR HH #185, 17
    Capt. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
    Enrolled again 1 Apr 1865
  • BENJAMIN BELCHER
    HH #210, 41
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
  • DANIEL BELCHER
    HH #210, 14
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
    Enrolled again 8 Mar 1865
  • WILLIAM BLANKENSHIP
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
    Was Killed
  • JAMES CLINE
    HH #179, 17
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
  • JOHN CLINE
    HH #55, 22
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
  • JOHN LESTER
    HH #135, 25
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
    Was Killed
  • AUGUSTINE (AUGUSTUS) MITCHEM
    HH #50, 15
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
    Enrolled again 14 Mar 1865
    A James A. Mitchem enlisted into the 29 VA Infantry in 1862.
  • ISAIAH MITCHEM
    HH #50, 35
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
  • ANDREW ROSE
    HH #152, 32
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
  • (WILLIAM) LEWIS SIMPSON
    HH #195, 29
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
    Enrolled again 1 Apr 1865
  • ISAIAH SMITH
    HH #212, 58
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
  • TOM SMITH
    HH #212, 14
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
  • CHARLES TOTTEN
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
    Was Wounded; Enrolled again, at the age of 18, 8 Mar 1865
  • JOHN TOTTEN
    HH #203, 18
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
  • EDLEY (AUDLEY) WHITT
    HH #197, 29
    Cap’t. Smith’s Co., Private; Enrolled Summer of 1863
    Was Killed
  • By 1865, McDowell, Raleigh, and Wyoming had reorganized into one militia unit, under
    Capt. William Turner.
  • HIRAM BLAKELY
    HH #127, 17
    Cap’t. William Turner’s Co., Private; Enrolled 8 Mar 1865
  • JAMES A. BLAKELY
    HH #127, 15
    Cap’t. William Turner’s Co., Private; Enrolled 8 Mar 1865
  • WILEY BLAKELY
    HH #127, 50
    Cap’t. William Turner’s Co., Private/Musician; Enrolled 8 Mar 1865
  • PETER CLINE
    HH #130, 32
    Cap’t. William Turner’s Co., Private; Enrolled 13 Mar 1865
  • GARRETT LAMBERT
    HH #202, 33
    Cap’t. William Turner’s Co., Private; Enrolled 8 Mar 1865
  • CHARLES K. LESTER
    HH #189, 15
    Cap’t. William Turner’s Co., Private; Enrolled 8 Mar 1865
  • WILLIAM NEWSOM
    HH #61, 33 (Militia records say he’s 45 in 1865.)
    Cap’t. William Turner’s Co., Private; Enrolled 14 Mar 1865
    A William Newsom enlisted into the 34th VA CAV in 1862.

Sources

  • West Virginia State Library, History and Archives; On-line Militia Records
    White, June. 1860 McDowell County Census, on-line, McDowell County, WV, Genweb Archives.