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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
April 27, 1863


Wheeling Intelligencer
April 28, 1863

MORE PRISONERS. Some twenty-five or thirty prisoners, captured by Col. Latham on his recent retreat from Beverly, reached the city last evening, and were committed to the Atheneum. They were in charge of Mr. D. D. T. Farnsworth, and other citizens, who volunteered to bring them that there might be as many soldiers as possible left to do the fighting.


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

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