Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
March 29, 1862

The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives, Illustrative Incidents, Poetry Etc.
Frank Moore, ed. Vol. 4. New York: G. P. Putnam, 1863, p. 71

Gen. Fremont, at Wheeling, Va., issued an order, assigning Brig. Gen. Kelley to the command of "all of Western Virginia north and east of the counties of Jackson, Roane, Calhoun, Braxton, Lewis, Barbour and Tucker inclusive, and west of the Alleghanies, Maryland and Pennsylvania constituting the Railroad District."

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

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