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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
March 8, 1862


Point Pleasant Register
March 13, 1862

Movements of the Upper Potomac Army.

CHARLESTOWN, Va., March 8. – To day a Mr. Carter, a member of Baylor’s Cavalry, together with three valuable horses, a carriage and other articles, were captured and turned over to the Division Quartermaster. A considerable amount of Confederate scrip was also seized.

Private Whitney, of the Michigan Cavalry, who was so accidentally wounded on Friday night died to day.


Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: March 1862

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