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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
August 21, 1863


Official Records
Series 1, Volume 29, Part 1
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AUGUST 21, 1863. – Skirmish near Glenville, W.Va.

Extract from “Record of Events” of Wilkinson’s brigade, Department of West Virginia.

August 21, Companies C and H (Eleventh West Virginia Infantry) left Parkersburg, via Glenville, to re-enforce detachment of the Sixth (West) Virginia Volunteers, in Braxton County; had a skirmish near Glenville, killing 4 rebels and capturing some 8 horses. The other companies, except Company D, left Parkersburg to scout the counties of Jackson, Wirt, and Roane; did it thoroughly by driving off the numerous guerrillas thereabouts.


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

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