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

Wheeling Daily Intelligencer
December 26, 1864

Gov. Peirpoint. - The many friends of Gov. Peirpoint were glad to see his familiar face among us again. He arrived on Saturday, and is on a few days visit here and at Fairmont. He goes to the latter place on this forenoon's train. The Governor never looked to be in better health.

Wheeling Daily Register
December 26, 1864

In Town. - F. H. Pierpoint, Esq., originally, of Fairmount, formerly of this city, but who has recently been connected with the "government" at Alexandria, and who had the currish disputation with Ben. Butler, arrived in this city on Saturday. He is stopping at the McLure House.

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

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