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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
October 17, 1864


The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer
October 18, 1864

Arrest of a Bounty Jumper. A man by the name of Fry, who enlisted as a substitute in a regiment of Pennsylvania Cavalry some time ago and received $800 was arrested at Benwood yesterday morning, brought to this city and committed to the Athaneum. He is said to be an old bounty jumper, and has been tracked a considerable distance by the detectives.


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

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