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Unit

Federal Detachment

Gilmore's Company, West Virginia Cavalry

Commanding Officer:
  Lt. James Abraham
Map Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #9: Burnside Attacks the Lower Bridge

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #56: Ninth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 16 Sep, 3 PM
   Tablet #59: Kanawha Division, Ninth Army Corps - 16 Sep, 6 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
   Tablet #61: Ewing's Brigade, Kanawha Division - 16 Sep, 6 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
   Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
   Tablet #70, cont: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
   Tablet #70: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
   Tablet #57: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM

This Detachment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Ninth (IX) Army Corps
  Division - Kanawha Division, IX Corps
  Brigade - 1st Brigade, Kanawha Division, IX Corps



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History of the Unit:
This unit is probably Company L, 2nd West Virginia Cavalry. Organized in October 1861 under Captain George W. Gilmore. They mustered out 30 June 18651.

We have one individual in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
LLtAbraham, James         We have some details for this person

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Notes

1   Lang, Theodore F., Loyal West Virginia from 1861 to 1865, Baltimore: Deutsch Publishing, 1895, pp. 177-178  [AotW citation 961]

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