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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
September 7, 1863


Wheeling Intelligencer
September 8, 1863

U. S. Court. – In the United States Court yesterday Perry Starcher, charged with treason, was released on bail of $2000 with security. He was one of Dusky’s gang.

A writ of habeas corpus was granted in the case of ____ Walter, a member of Capt. Holmes’ Battery, his father claiming he enlisted without his consent.

Owing to the absence of important witnesses a number of criminal trials were postponed until Tuesday at 10 o’clock. Court adjourned till that hour.


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

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