Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
May 28, 1862

Official Records of the War of the Rebellion
Series 1, Volume 12, Part 1, p. 532

Williamsport, May 28, 1862--4.35 p.m.
(Received 6.20 p.m.)

A skirmish took place this morning between the rebels and Tenth Maine near Falling Waters, 8 miles in front. No one was injured. I have just received information that 4,000 of the enemy are advancing on Falling Waters. It is expected they will make an attack. They have five pieces of artillery.

N. P. Banks,
Major-General, Commanding.

Hon. E. M. Stanton,
Secretary of War.

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