Confederate guerrillas burned buildings inside the fortifications at Bulltown.
Confederates raided Piedmont and Bloomington.
Thirteen prisoners from the 8th Virginia Cavalry captured in the Kanawha Valley arrived in Wheeling and were confined in the Atheneum.
A small force of Confederate soldiers stormed into Morgantown and released a prisoner from the jail.
At the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain, Confederate General Albert Gallatin Jenkins, former congressman from Cabell County, was mortally wounded.
A skirmish was fought at Lost River Gap in Hardy County.
A Union soldier was robbed in Wheeling.
A number of refugees and Confederate deserters from Beverly arrived in Wheeling.
Four members of Carlin's Battery from Wheeling were killed at the Battle of New Market.
Capt. Isaac Allen of Randolph County began a scout into Pocahontas County, where he ran off some rebels.
A circular was issued by Joseph H. Diss Debar, who had been appointed West Virginia's Commissioner of Immigration.
Two Union officers, who were having a drink at an establishment in Wheeling, were issued a summons by a city police officer to testify against the proprietor for violating an ordinance prohibiting the sale of liquor to soldiers, but refused.
A Union bounty jumper, who was being taken to prison, escaped but was re-captured by a Newfoundland dog.
General Franz Sigel, who was relieved of field command after the Battle of New Market, issued a farewell order to his troops.
James Kuhn, a citizen charged with harboring Confederate guerrilla John Righter, was released by Captain Ewald Over upon taking the oath and giving a bond in the sum of one thousand dollars.
Six Confederate prisoners captured at Martinsburg were confined in the Atheneum.
Captain W. C. Thorpe, who served as mustering and disbursing officer in Wheeling for more than a year, left the city for service in the field under General William T. Sherman.
West Virginia Commissioner of Immigration Joseph H. Diss Debar wrote to the editors of the Wheeling Daily Intelligencer requesting they inform their readers that he was not connected with any company involved in the sale or colonization of land.
Troops under General George Crook departed from Meadow Bluff on a raid into the Shenandoah Valley.
Undated Events, May 1864
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