Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
August 25, 1862

Point Pleasant Register
August 28, 1862


COUNTY COURT - The County Court August, Quarterly term, on Monday morning last, unanimously agreed to levy a tax for the relief of the families of volunteers from this county. A levy of 50 per cent on the amount of State Revenue was laid, marking, we believe $6754 Quite a sum for our young men to consider before they are drafted, and have to leave their families unprovided for - Drafted men don't get any of it. - Fairmont National.

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

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