Union Army Corporal James F. Ellis of Weston, Lewis County, W. Va., Company B, 15th West Virginia Infantry
James F. Ellis enlisted in the army in August, 1862. He fought in several Civil War battles including Union General Phil Sheridan's 1864 Valley Campaign and was wounded three times during his service. Ellis was captured by Confederate forces during the Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864 and imprisoned at Salisbury, North Carolina. Ellis died in Salisbury Prison, February 13, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan H. Lockwood, Seventh West Virginia Infantry
A photograph of a sketch of the Commander of 7th West Virginia Regiment, Army of the Potomac. Lockwood took command during the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 1862 to the Battle of Spotsylvania, May, 1864, where he was wounded.