Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
June 15 1863

Official Records of the War of the Rebellion
Series 1, Volume 27, part 3, p. 129

Baltimore, Md., June 15, 1863.
(Copy received, War Department, 11 a.m.)

Major-General Couch,

We have evacuated Martinsburg, and withdrawn troops to Maryland Heights. General Milroy holds out yet at Winchester. We also hold the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad west of Martinsburg. Enemy occupied Martinsburg this morning. You should look out in that direction.

Robt. C. Schenck,

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

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