Browsing All posts tagged under »West Virginia Independence Hall«

May 14, 1861… Day 2 of the First Wheeling Convention

May 14, 2011 by


I would be remiss if I made no mention of western Virginians in their efforts, during this time, 150 years ago. Of course, I also find it ironic that this weekend marks the 147th anniversary of the Battle of New Market… in which I can claim kin on both sides… two in the 62nd Virginia […]

The Loyal Ladies of Winchester, Virginia

January 19, 2010 by


As one who is particularly interested in information about Southern Unionists in the Shenandoah Valley, this image truly ranks among those rich discoveries found at places where I would have never anticipated. Regretfully, it’s hard to make out what the flag looked like (it also doesn’t help when I can’t use a flash!), specifically, but, […]


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