Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
April 1864

April 1

April 2
A Union meeting was held in the Upshur County Courthouse in Buckhannon.

Voters of Clay Township, Shinnston, in Harrison County, met to elect delegates to the Parkersburg Convention.

April 3
Guerrillas in Marion County attacked the house of a Mrs. Anderson.

April 4
Guerrillas in Marion County attacked several more houses, demanding money.

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Delegates to the Parkersburg State Convention met to nominate delegates to the National Union Convention.

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April 29
A bounty jumper was captured by special detective Perry Tracy in Wheeling.

Confederate mail carrier Sallie Pollack, who had been sentenced to serve the remainder of the war in the penitentiary, arrived in Wheeling guarded by a Union officer.

Captain A. V. Barringer, Chief Commissary of Subsistence for the Department of West Virginia, was captured by Confederates between Martinsburg and Winchester but escaped during a subsequent skirmish.

April 30

Undated Events, April 1864

Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood

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