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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
May 5 1863


Wheeling Intelligencer
May 6, 1863

Female Rebels. The St. Patrick brought up 21 rebel prisoners yesterday among them two young ladies from Bridgeport, Harrison county, named Lizzie and Maggie Copeland, said to be violent rebels. In default of a proper place for ladies at the Athenaeum they were sent to jail.


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

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