The images originally were printed in the book, History of the Second Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry Volunteers, authored by Joseph J. Sutton and published.
see also Bibliography of State-Wide References; History of the Second Regiment West Virginia Cavalry Volunteers During the War of the.
History of the 2nd West Virginia Cavalry Regiment in the American Civil War.
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The organization was a fine body of Ohio soldiery, and many were the regrets expressed that it could not have been mustered into service as an Ohio regiment. As it was led by Colonel John Toland, it is also known as Toland's Raid. During August, Major Rollin L. Civil War to Civil Rights. Early had no plan to attack the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad—it was more important for it to appear that he would attack it.
After a petition by the regiment, Powell was persuaded to retract his resignation. National Park Service Logo. It was a dress parade that continued without disorder under a heavy fire for four hours. The rebel force, which was much larger than Paxton's cavalry, was driven up southward the Guyandotte River. During August, Major Rollin L. These men became prisoners of the Confederacy.