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Verses on the American Flag
Verses on the American Flag, from Record Book of Captain John Wilson's company (Ms79-20:2:3)

On October 20, 1812, the Northwestern Brigade of Virginia militia departed from Point Pleasant and began their march through Ohio to reinforce the army of General William Henry Harrison.

Learn more:
Diary of Peter Davis
Letters, Brigadier General Joel Leftwich to Virginia Governor James Barbour
Weekly Return of Equipment, Captain John Wilson's company of Virginia Militia (Ms79-20:2:3)


On This Day in West Virginia History: October