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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
July 24, 1864


Wheeling Daily Intelligencer
July 26, 1864

More Prisoners. On Sunday night a hundred and fifty nine prisoners of war recently captured near Winchester by Gens. Crook and Averill, arrived in the city and were committed to the Atheneum. Among the number was a negro soldier. He says he was trying to get through the lines when he was captured by the rebels and impressed into their service. He wears the regular rebel uniform, and the Johnnies __________that he is one of them.


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

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