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West Virginia Adjutant General, Burial and Cemetery Records

Collection Number: A&M 3137


West Virginia Adjutant General burial and cemetery records including cemetery maps. The records consists of forms containing name; residence at death (city, county, state); cemetery name and location including town and county; date of burial; type of grave marker; information on grave marker including additional identification; date and place of birth; date, place, and cause of death; next of kin and their address; dates enlisted and discharged; serial number; rank; race; service branch; war of service; and a summary of their war record. Most records are of those who served in the Civil War or World War I. There are very few records of those who served in other wars. There are also cemetery maps with cemetery name and county which include name listings of those veterans interred and plot location sketch diagrams.


  • Creation: 1825-1939


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No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


0 Linear Feet (Summary: 8 reels of microfilm)

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL:

West Virginia Adjutant General, Burial and Cemetery Records, 1825-1939
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US