Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
July 11, 1864

Wheeling Daily Intelligencer
July 13, 1864

Released. - Mr. Jordan, who was arrested on Monday, charged with circulating false rumors, was released yesterday by Capt. Over, after an investigation of his case. Mr. Jordan admitted that he had told, the store of Pryor & Frost, that the citizens rebels of Baltimore had risen and that fighting was going on in the streets. He heard the report from some one passing in the street, but did not recollect who the person was. Capt. Over being satisfied that the accused did not circulate the rumor for an evil purpose, released him.

Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: July 1864

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