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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
August 6, 1864


The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer
August 6, 1864

Lecture for the Benefit of the Soldier’s Aid Society. – Mrs. A. Wilhelm, M.D., of Philadelphia, will deliver a lecture this evening, at Washington Hall for the benefit of the Soldier’s Aid Society. The subject is, “America, Past, Present and Future.” We hope to see a large attendance. The object of the lecture is a worthy one, and the lady is said to be a very talented lecturer.


The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer
August 10, 1864

Lecture by Mrs. Wilhelm. – Mrs. A. Wilhelm, M.D. of Philadelphia, delivered a lecture at Washington Hall on Monday evening on “the Past, Present and Future of our country.” The proceeds were devoted to the Ladie’s Aid Society. The lecture was an exceedingly interesting one, and all who heard it were highly pleased and deeply impressed with its stirring truth and fine sentiment.


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

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