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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
February 25, 1863


Wheeling Intelligencer
February 26, 1863

Another Prisoner Capt. Simpson of the 11th Virginia Infantry, yesterday brought up to the city a rebel prisoner named James N. Norman, who was lately arrested in Calhoun and was formerly sheriff of that county. He has been acting with the guerillas of Calhoun, and giving them aid and comfort. He is the same chap who, with the famous Perry Hays, once succeeded in swindling the Common-wealth out of about $10,000. He was committed to the Athenaeum, and will be sent to Camp Chase.


Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: February 1863

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