Biographies of
Delegates from Western Virginia
at the Richmond Convention

Biographies of western delegates who attended the 1861 Virginia Secession Convention were transcribed by undergraduate students enrolled in Dr. Billy Joe Peyton’s Fall 2010 “Introduction to Public History” class at West Virginia State University.

James Bailes
Gary Blackhurst
Stacy Bloss
Adam Brown
Jeffrie Carroll
Autumn Drummond
Rose Feazell
Rob Hawkins
Byron Holmes
Shannon Laws
Brittani Lynch
Angela Mink
John Morrison
Patricia Mosley
Robert Roush
Brandon Shuping
Victoria Souhala
Jack Stephenson
Chad Story


Edward Armstrong
Alfred Barbour
George Berlin
Caleb Boggess
William Brown
John Burdett
James Burley
Benjamin Byrne
Allen Caperton
John Carlile
Sherrard Clemens
Sherrard Clemens
C. B. Conrad
C. B. Conrad
James Couch
Marshall Dent
John Echols
Napoleon French
Henry Gillespie
Cyrus Hall
Ephraim Hall
Leonard Hall
Allen Hammond
Alpheus Haymond
James Hoge
Chester Hubbard
John Hughes
John J. Jackson
James Lawson
James Lawson
Thomas Maslin
Henry Masters
Henry Masters
William McComas
James McGrew
Paul McNeel
Paul McNeel
Johnson Orrick
Logan Osburn
Logan Osburn
Spicer Patrick
Spicer Patrick
Edmund Pendleton
George Porter
Samuel Price
David Pugh
Burwell Spurlock
Chapman Stuart
George Summers
Campbell Tarr
Franklin Turner
Waitman Willey
Waitman Willey
Benjamin Wilson
Samuel Woods


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