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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
August 1, 1864


Wheeling Daily Intelligencer
August 2, 1864

More Negro Recruits. Lieutenant Long, of the 6th West Virginia Infantry, arrived in the city yesterday with ten negro recruits, picked up without our lines. They were sent to Camp William Penn yesterday, in charge of Capt. William Milhouse.


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

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