Citizens of Clarksburg celebrated recent Federal military successes.
Confederate guerrillas raided Jackson County, stealing horses and robbing stores.
People in Clarksburg prematurely celebrated Lee's surrender.
Clarksburg celebrated Lee's surrender.
Col. John H. Oley at Charleston reported plans to fire 200 guns and have a general illumination in the evening to celebrate recent news.
Caroline Shobe claimed that Hardy County scouts took cattle from her pasture and sold them in Randolph County.
President Abraham Lincoln died one day after being shot at Ford Theater in Washington.
Commanding officers at Harpers Ferry, Charles Town, and Summit Point were authorized to parole Confederate soldiers on the same terms as given by General Grant.
The grand jury of the circuit court in Hancock County passed resolutions regarding the death of President Lincoln.
Citizens of Taylor County passed resolutions supporting President Andrew Johnson and forbidding the return of former rebels.
Col. John H. Oley in Charleston was authorized to accept the surrender of Colonel Hounshell, commanding Confederate forces at Lewisburg, on the terms granted to Lee by Grant.
Governor Boreman called on people to observe a day of fasting and prayer for the funeral of Abraham Lincoln.
Confederate Colonel Hounshell began surrender of his command of 400 men.
Citizens of Marshall County passed resolutions supporting President Andrew Johnson and calling upon former rebels to take the oath of allegiance.
In Pleasants County, citizens passed resolutions opposing the return of former rebels unless they show proof of good faith.
Capt. M. T. Haller of the Barbour County militia was killed by bushwhackers.
Capt. William Turner of Raleigh County sent out groups of militia to McDowell and Mercer counties to operate against disruptive parties.
Citizens of Eagle Township in Harrison County passed resolutions forbidding the return of former rebels.
Citizens in Kingwood in Preston County voted against the return of former rebels.
A meeting in Tyler County forbade those in sympathy with the rebellion from returning to the county.
Citizens of Monongalia County passed resolutions deploring the loss of President Lincoln, supporting President Johnson, and forbidding the return of former rebels.
Undated Events, April 1865
Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood