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French Creek (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-virginia
North Carolina (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-virginia
West Virginia (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-virginia
Virginia, One of the thirteen original States of the United States, lies between lat. 36° 30′ and 39° 40′ N., and long. 75° 25′ and 83° 34′ W. It is bounded on the north and west by Kentucky and West Virginia, on the north and east by Maryland, Chesapeake Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean, and on the south by North Carolina and Tennessee. It is 425 miles in length east and west and 205 miles in breadth north and south. Area, 40,125 square miles in 100 counties. Population in 1890, 1,655,980
Maj.-Gen. George B. McClellan appointed to the Army of the Potomac......July 27, 1861
Holding or accepting office under the federal government declared treason by the State......Aug. 1, 1861
Battle of Ball's Bluff......Oct. 21, 1861
West Virginia votes for a separation from Virginia; vote substantially unanimous......Oct. 24, 1861
Confederate armies in Virginia reorganized under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston......Nov. 9, 1861
Union troops occupy Big Bethel......Jan. 3, 1862
Pamlico Sound (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-virginia