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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 68 38 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 65 5 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 62 4 Browse Search
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 40 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 40 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 31 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 23 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 3, 1861., [Electronic resource] 20 0 Browse Search
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tional crime. Leaving his father's farm at nineteen years of age, he wandered westward to Wheeling, Virginia, where, during the next four years, he learned the trade of a saddler, and gained an insight into the cruelties and villainies of slaveholding — Wheeling being at that time a great thoroughfare for negro-traders and their prey on their route from Maryland and Virginia to the lower Mississippi. Before he made Wheeling his home, he had spent some time at Mount Pleasant, Ohio, whither he returned after learning his trade, and remained there two years, during which he married a young womaHe then, after a long visit to his father in New Jersey, settled at St. Clairsville, Ohio, near Wheeling, and opened a shop, by which in four years he made about three thousand dollars above his expenlot as any man need be. But the impression made on his mind by his experiences of Slavery in Wheeling could not be shaken off nor resisted. In the year 1815, when twenty-six years of age, he organ
meeting, impelled by a similar spirit, was held at Wheeling on the following day, whereby adherence to the Uniparation. Another great Union meeting was held at Wheeling on the 11th, which was addressed in the same spirihirty-five counties of West Virginia, assembled at Wheeling, to reiterate more formally the general demand thairginia. The Legislature, which met soon after at Wheeling, was a Legislature of Virginia, elected on the regt which, elected by loyal Virginians, assembled at Wheeling, and gave its free, hearty, and almost unanimous an and organized at Camp Carlile, in Ohio, opposite Wheeling, under the command of Col. Kelly, himself a Virgin1st Virginia, 1,100 strong, Col. Kelly, crossed to Wheeling early next morning, closely followed by the 16th Och connected the branch aforesaid with the main or Wheeling division of the railroad, had meditated a descent on Wheeling; but, finding themselves anticipated and outnumbered, they obstructed and destroyed the railroad w
rsarge, U. S. Gunboat, blockades the Sumter at Gibraltar, 602. Keitt, Lawrence M., of S. C., an abettor of the assault on Sumner, 299; in Secession Convention, 345. Kelley, Col., of W. Va., in command of Camp Carlile, Ohio, 520; crosses to Wheeling, 522; is wounded at Philippi, 522; captures Romney, etc., 527. Kelly, William, at Tweddle Hall, 388. Kendall, Amos, to P. M. at Charleston, 129. Kentucky, 17; slave population in 1790, 36; unanimously devoted to Jefferson, etc., 83; thes Message, 519; Federal troops enter the State; Porterfield's Address, 521; battle of Philippi, 521-2; of Rich Mountain. 522-3; Cheat Mountain, 523 ; Carnifex Ferry, 525; Guyandotte destroyed, 526; boundary between West and Old Virginia, 527. Wheeling, Va, meeting and Convention at, 518. Wheeling Intelligencer, The, citation from, 522. Whitney, Eli, 53; early life, etc., 58-9; goes to Georgia, 60; invents the Cotton-Gin, 61; letter to Fulton, 65; his death. 66. White, J. W., letter fr