February 14, 1865
RETURN OF REBELS.—Mr. Ferguson, during his remarks in the House yesterday, on the election law, stated that a party of about two hundred rebels, formerly belonging to the commands of Gens. Jenkins and Witcher, have returned to Cabell county and have elected a clerk and organized a government under the rebel authority.—They appear to come and go within our lines without hindrance.
Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: February 1865