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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
August 12, 1863


Wheeling Intelligencer
August 13, 1863

More Prisoners. Some eight or ten prisoners were taken from the Atheneum yesterday and sent to Camp Chase. Among the number was a woman. It appears that the woman, who is young and not bad looking, has a husband in the army. She went to see him several months ago but became very much demoralized and dispensed her affections generally throughout the camp. Her liberty had to be abridged for the good of the service.


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

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