This set of photographs date from 1862-63 and, in addition to General Cox (center), includes 9 of his staff officers. Cox had command of the Kanawha Division/Ninth Army Corps at the start of the Maryland Campaign of 1862 and many of these men accompanied him there.

The other officers are identified, clockwise from the top:

Lt. Col. J.N. McElroy, Assistant Inspector General
Surg. W.W. Holmes, Med. Director
Capt. E.P. Fitch, Chief Quartermaster
Capt. J.W. Barringer, Chief Commissary of Subsistence
Capt. R.B. Treat, Commissary of Subsistence Inspector
Lieut. Theo. Case, Aide-de-camp
Lieut. J.W. Conine, Aide-de-camp.
Capt. S.L. Christie, Aide-de-camp.
Maj. G.M. Bascom, Assistant Adjutant General

Those whose names are links here were specifically mentioned by General Cox for their work on South Mountain that September.


This portrait photograph grouping is in the Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs at the Library of Congress.

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