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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
July 19, 1862


Wheeling Intelligencer
July 21, 1862

Headquarters Camp Carlile,
Wheeling, Va., July 19, 1862.

Special Order No. 120.]
Notice is hereby given to all persons wearing the insignia of officers or soldiers of the United States army, and not entitled to do so, to immediately remove the same, else they will be publicly stripped of them and placed under arrest.

All soldiers absent “on furlough” or otherwise, are again ordered to report immediately to avoid arrest as deserters.

By order Capt. Ewald Over,
Commanding Post.

W. A. Widney, Act. Post Adj’t.


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

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