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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
June 20, 1862


Wheeling Intelligencer
June 21, 1862

More Prisoners.—Yesterday morning the receipts at the Atheneum were as follows: Abraham Dean, a rebel from Wood county, recently captured by Capt. Shockey, of the 6th Virginia Infantry; Wm. W. Pritt, of Webster; Thos. Goff, of Gilmer; James B. Lake, of Braxton; Calvin Heake, of Braxton; Elijah Heake, of Gilmer; Alx. B. Goff, of Ritchie, and Adam Warner, of Braxton. The above were sent by Col. Harris, from Buckhannon, in charge of Lieut. Miller.

In addition to the above, John Russell, of this city, was committed. He yelled for Jeff. Davis. Capt. Over sent a squad after him. Russell tried to get away, but failed.


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

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