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


Wheeling Intelligencer
October 23, 1863

PRISONERS. Lieut. Abrams brought up from Kanawha on Wednesday evening about twenty rebel prisoners, who were committed to the Atheneum. Among the number is a brother of the rebel Col. Furguson, who is held as a hostage for a Union citizen recently taken away by Furguson.


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

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