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

Journal of the House of Delegates
of the State of West Virginia

(Wheeling: John F. M'Dermot, Public Printer, 1863)

[not a quorum as many members were defending Wheeling from Morgan's raid]

SATURDAY, July 25, 1863.

The President called the House to order at the usual hour, and it appearing that a large number of the members of the House had volunteered for the defense of the Capital, against the invasion of the rebel John Morgan, and that there was not a quorum present.

On motion of Mr. Van Winkle, the House adjourned.

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

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