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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
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April 1861


Richmond Enquirer
April 18, 1861

The Feeling in North-Western Virginia

The Weston (Lewis County) “Herald,” before it had heard of the commencement of the Lincoln war, on Saturday last, said: “It is needless to enquire where Virginia will stand, and indeed the whole South, if a conflict comes. Having a common interest they will make a common cause, and the God of battles will determine the result.”


Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: Undated: April 1861

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