|6th West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment|
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|Active||January 26, 1864, to May 22, 1866|
The 6th West Virginia Cavalry was organized from the 3rd West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment on January 26, 1864. The regiment absorbed the remaining battalion of the 5th West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment on December 14, 1864.
The 6th West Virginia mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on May 22, 1866.
The 6th West Virginia Cavalry suffered 5 officers and 28 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded in battle and 2 officers and 201 enlisted men dead from disease for a total of 236 fatalities.