The streets of Wheeling were crowded with militia troops.
Jones-Imboden Raid - General John Imboden led his forces to Weston.
Jones-Imboden Raid - Imboden's forces moved toward Buckhannon en route to Weston.
Union cavalry attacked Edgar's battalion at Lewisburg but were repulsed.
Jones-Imboden Raid - A Confederate force under General John D. Imboden reached Weston in Lewis County.
A replacement bridge on the B&O Railroad over Buffalo Creek near Barracksville was completed.
The Fifth Regiment of militia paraded in Wheeling and departed for Fairmont.
Jones-Imboden Raid - Confederate General William Jones and his force arrived in Weston.
Union cavalry began a scout into Hampshire County, that night halting near Wardensville.
Delegates to the Parkersburg Convention left Wheeling.
Twenty-one Confederate prisoners, including two women, were brought to Wheeling and confined in the Atheneum.
Jones-Imboden Raid - Confederate forces raided Jane Lew.
Union cavalry on a scout into Hampshire County were fired on near Moorefield.
Jones-Imboden Raid - Confederate troops under General John Imboden moved to Summersville.
Jones-Imboden Raid - Lieut. Col. Elijah V. White, Thirty-fifth Virginia Cavalry Battalion, took possession of the bluff south of Cairo while a detachment burned bridges on the North Fork of Hughes River.
Union cavalry on a scout into Hampshire County arrived at Romney after a severe march on water-filled roads.
Jones-Imboden Raid - Confederate raiders were at Middlebourne in the evening.
The advance guard of a Union cavalry on a scout into Hampshire County was fired upon by bushwhackers at Cacapon Bridge without loss.
Jones-Imboden Raid - Confederate forces destroyed the oil works at Burning Springs in Wirt County.
Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, who was born in Clarksburg and raised at Jackson's Mill in Lewis County, died of wounds received in the Battle of Chancellorsville.
At a convention to nominate county officers, Taylor County chose Harman Sinsel for senator.
The Ohio County militia mustered at the courthouse to turn in their arms and heard an address by Governor Francis Pierpont.
Seventeen Confederate prisoners captured near Winchester were brought to Wheeling and confined in the Atheneum.
Jones-Imboden Raid Confederate troops passed through Glenville.
Jones-Imboden Raid - A Confederate force under General John Imboden reached Birch River in Braxton County.
The 13th Virginia Regiment, camped at Hurricane Bridge, received orders to strike tents and move to Charleston.
Jones-Imboden Raid - Rebels made a dash between Summerville and Gauley.
Jones-Imboden Raid - Confederate troops arrived at Summersville.
Jones-Imboden Raid - Confederate troops neared Lewisburg.
Union pickets on the road between Fayetteville and Raleigh were attacked.
The 13th Virginia Regiment left Charleston for Fayette County.
Jones-Imboden Raid - The Seventh Virginia Cavalry moved to White Sulphur Springs
The attack on pickets on the road from Fayetteville to Raleigh was renewed.
Rebels attacking pickets on the road from Fayetteville to Raleigh were repulsed.
The 13th Virginia Regiment encountered the enemy at Fayetteville.
The 13th Virginia Regiment encountered the enemy on the road to Raleigh.
A Union detachment led by Colonel George Latham returned to their camp at Beverly with seven Confederate prisoners captured at Huttonsville.
The 4th and 5th Regiments of the 24th Brigade, Virginia Militia, was ordered by Governor Pierpont to assemble each Saturday afternoon, commencing on May 23, for inspection and drill.
A South Wheeling man was arrested by the Provost Marshal for encouraging desertion.
Thirty Confederate prisoners arrived in Wheeling aboard the steamer Victor.
The new State of West Virginia held its first election of State Legislature and county officers.
Samuel Price of Greenbrier County was elected lieutenant governor of the Confederate government for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
A Court of Inquiry for the 1st Battalion, 161st Regiment Virginia Militia, was scheduled to be held at Heyer's Hotel in Triadelphia.
Undated Events, May 1863
Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood