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Chapter 12: West Virginia. Prior to 1861, the State of Virginia--the Old Dominion --extended from Chesapeake Bay westward to the Ohio River. This broad limit, however, gave her a defective boundary. The Alleghany Mountains, running through the very middle of the State, from northeast to southwest, completely bisected her territory into two divisions somewhat unequal in size, and greatly different in topographical features and character. East of the mountains, the land rises from a broad
of Garnett and the dispersion of his army.
About a week afterward he was called to a new field of duty at Washington City.
There is not room in this volume to further describe military operations in West Virginia during the remainder of the year 1861.
Various movements and enterprises occurred under command of Wise, Floyd, and Lee, on the rebel side; and under Cox, Rosecrans, Milroy, and other gallant officers of the Union army.
With somewhat fluctuating changes, the rebels were gradually fo