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7th West Virginia Calvary

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From the Compendium of the War of the Rebellion
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 Organized from 8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry, January 26, 1864. Attached
to 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, West Virginia, to April 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd
Cavalry Division, West Virginia, to June 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry
Division, West Virginia, to July 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, Kanawha Valley,
West Virginia, to August, 1865. The regiment lost during service 5 Officers
and 28 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 210
Enlisted men by disease. Total 236.

These are the Stovers who served in the 7th Regiment Cavalry.

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From the book, The 7th West Virginia Cavalry by Ronald R. Turner.

Stover, Allen -- Company  H  --  WA#463598   enlisted 1 Sept 1861 Raleigh 
Co. -- 6' 2" tall, fair comp, blue eyes, brown hair --born about 1842  
Raleigh Co Va.  son of William and Elizabeth Wriston Stover -- 
siblilngs:  Julia Ann, Jane, Emily,  and Patterson.

Stover,  Charles, Co H-PC#93227-enlisted 1 Sept 1861 2nd Lt 14 Dec 1862, 
1st Lt. 19 Aug 1863, Capt. 29 Apr 1865.F'11" tall, fair Comp, blue eyes, 
light hair, born about 1836 Raleigh Co, VA, the son of Sampson and 
Judah Bailey Stover, died 22 Nov 1879-md Mary A Maynor the dau of 
Joseph and Elizabeth Maynor 17 Dec 1860 Raleigh Co-children were 
twins Jackson and James born 2 Nov 1861.

Stover, Clarkson, - Co H, FC#180661-enlisted 1 Sept 1861  died at home 
2 July 1862 of service, connected disease, born abt 1840 Raleigh Co-
5'10" tall, fair comp, blue eyes, light hair - His parents Sampson Stover
and Juda Bailey were married in the month of March 1832.

Stover, Daniel - Co H, WC# 273466, MIC#330911 - enlisted 25 Dec 1862
Coalsmouth - 5'5" tall, florid comp, hazel eyes, light hair - born about 
1830 Raleigh Co, VA, died 17 Mar 1868 - married Elizabeth Grayley 19 Mar 
1853 Kanawha Co, VA - The following children were all born in Lincoln Co,WV:
Ruhamy, born 1 Jan 1853, Ruth Ann born 10 Oct 1857, Lizzie born 12 Aug
1859, Mary J born 3 Jan 1861. Victoria born 4 Feb 1886 and John W born
18 Feb 1868

Stover, Eli- Company C- enlisted 5 Sept 1861 to 1 Aug 1865- He was in 
Company C and born abt 1839 in Kanawha, Co. W.Va. PC#274976, WC#880499 -
 ;5'5' tall, fair comp, blue eyes, light hair. He lived in St Albans, 
WV in 1865 and married Emma Jane Turley, 23 May 1861 in Kanawha Co

Stover, Francis Marion - Co H-PC#664801, WC#938731 enlisted Aug 1862 to 
1865-born 11 Dec 1843 Matville Raleigh Co, VA s/o Lewis and Delilah 
Stover, died 31 Aug 1920 Paint Creek, WV - 5'11" tall, fair comp, 
blue eyes, light hair - maried Leanza Brown, d/o Granville 16 Aug 1864, 
Kanawha Co, they divorced 20 July 1869 Raleigh co, WV; married 
Melvina Williams, d/o Andrew and Juda Williams 23 Jul 1869 Raleigh Co, 
she died 2 Sep 1903, md Caroline Morris, 15 Dec 1903 Kanawha Co, WV, 
Caroline was previsouly married to #1 Warren Kaylor in 1867, they 
divorced 1870, she then md Jacob Morris, who died in 1900 Children 
were: Juda C, born 6 May 1870, Tempe born 13 May 1874 and Anderson born 
31 Aug 1879

Stover, George - Co H -PC#951477 - enlisted 25 Dec 1861 in Raleigh Co, 
discharged 23 Jan 1865. Also known as Linas Stover. 5'10" tall, fair
comp, blue eyes, light hair - born 7 Sep 1840 Raleigh Co - the son of 
Abram and Mahala Wooten Stover, died 7 May 1925 in Hot Springs SD-
Siblings:
Lucinda who md a Hollingsworth, Creasy, Docia, Isaiah, Cyrus, Bill and
Hiram - md #1 C.E. Burgess, d/o Col Jim Burgess, she died in 1867 in 
Portsmouth, OH, md #2 Jennie Robinson in Mar 1870 Cheyene, Wyoming by
"Indiah Tribal Manner" -
children: Hattie, born 27 Feb 1873, Edward 22 Mar 1874, William 12
Apr 1876, Edith 9 Jul 1889, Laura 27 Nov 1891, George 10 Dec 1894
and Gracie 11 Mar 1896

Stover, Linas Co H - - Same as above - "This is not the same Linas Stover
that is in Co C of the 36th Cav, C.S.A

Stover, Harrison -- Company H -- PC#152070, WC#617234 -- service 9 Dec 1862
to 13 Jun 1865 --5' 5" tall, fair comp, blue eyes, light hair  --  born about
1839 --  died 6 Jan 1904 - md Mary A Stover abt 1859 - children: Mary
Jane, Columbus, Minta S., John R., and James E. --
Harrison shot himself in the hand while cleaning his pistol.

Stover, Henry -Co H - enlisted 1 Sept 1861, Raleigh Co - 5'11" tall,
fair comp, blue eyes, light hair - born abt 1841 in Raleigh co, VA

Stover, Hiram - Co H - PC@899458, WC#527345 - enlisted 14 Oct 1862 -
born abt 1840 Raleigh Co VA - lived in Gallia Co, OH from 1865 to 1872
then moved to Mason Co, WV - md Catherine Harbor 22 Sep 1870, she died 20
Apr 1918 -
children: Ira Dill, born 30 May __, Albert born 16 Dec 1872, E. born 
18 Nov 1873, Dora Bell, born 6 Oct 1875, Eliza born 9 Nov 1877, Corna born
19 Sep 1885, Ella born 27 Jul 1888.

Stover, Jasper S. - Co H - PC#840019, WC#919516, XC2721383 -
enlisted 18 Nov 1862 Coalsmouth - 5'4" tall, fair comp, blue eyes,
light hair - born 31 Aug 1846, s/o Lewis Stover, died 7 Mar 1921
Kingston, WV - md #1 Sarah Fleshman, d/o John and Martha, 29 Aug 1865
md #2 Cynthia Jarrell 8 May 1882 - md Virginia Day, 27 Sep 1895

Stover, Tollison - Co H - PC@606085, WC#521162 - enlisted 1 Sept 1863
disharged 1 Aug 1865 - born abt 1838 Raleigh Co,s/o Lewis Stover,
died 4 Dec 1900 - md #1 Aletha McMillon 22 Apr 1858 - md #2 Martha J
Spencer 30 Aug 1864 Kanawha Co, she was born in N.C., she died
28 Jul 1878 Raleigh Co, md #3 Debbrah Ann Kidd 27 Feb 1879 -
Children: Pennira, born 20 Jun 1865, Delia A 17 Mar 1869, Sarah
26 Mar 1871, Adaline 11 Jun 1873, Clementine 26 Mar 1881, Florence 
10 Jun 1884 and Lessie 6 Jun 1886

Stover, Washington - Co H - enlisted 1 Sept 1861- born 10 Jun 1843 
Mossey Fayette Co, VA died 16 Nov 1920 in Ramsey WV - 5'11" tall,
fair comp, blue eyes, light hair - md #1 Mary M Scarborough in Fayette
Co, VA , Children were:
Martha E, born 29 Nov 1866,  Jacob M, 21 Sep 1868, James 29 Mar 1878,
Henry 23 Mar 1877, Clara 7 Dec 1879,  Albert 12 Feb 1881, Nellie
16 Aug 1884, Charles 16 Jun 1887, Emma 1 Jun 1890 and Hannah 8 Nov 1892 -
Had a brother George in CSA.
 
Stover, William - Co H - PA#256473, WA#428192, MIA#541584 -
enlisted 20 Nov 1861, discharged 13 Sep 1862 - 6'3" tall, fair comp,
blue eyes, fair hair - born about 1838 Raleigh Co, VA son of Abram and
Mahala - md Nancy L Greene 20 Aug 1864 in Gallia Co, OH - children:
Armenia H born 23 Jan 1879, Charles C 25 Mar 1884, Ida Mae 27 Mar 1875
- lived Raleigh Co before the war and Gallia Co, OHIO after 1865