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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
September 30, 1862


Wheeling Intelligencer
October 2, 1862

A Strange Meeting. – Three young men, belonging to the rebel army under Col. Imboden, were recently captured by the Federal soldiers. They were brought up to this city on Tuesday evening and put in the Atheneum. One of the young men is named Cyrus M. Dent, who upon being ushered into the Atheneum found two of his brothers acting as guard over him. The brothers belong to Capt. Hume’s company, 15th Virginia Infantry, now acting as Provost Guard.


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

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