Frank Moore, ed. Vol. 5. New York: G. P. Putnam, 1863.
Moorefield, Va., was this day captured by a body of Ashby’s cavalry, eighty-six in number, under the command of Colonel Harris. A large company of the Maryland Home Guard occupied the place at the time, but they made no defence, having been informed that the rebel force was four thousand strong. They were taken prisoners, and were released next day.
Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: June 1862