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The Seventh West Virginia Infantry: An Embattled Union Regiment from the Civil War’s Most Divided State
by David W. Mellott and Dr. Mark A. Snell

 

 

 


Rebels at the Gate
Lee and McClellan on the Front Line of a Nation Divided
by W. Hunter Lesser

 

 

My Reminiscences of the Civil War
My Reminiscences of the Civil War with the Stonewall Brigade and the Immortal 600
by Captain Alfred Mallory Edgar, 27th Virginia Infantry CSA

 

 


The Battle of Lewisburg
by Richard L. Armstrong

 

 

 

General Topics

Battles / Campaigns

The First Campaign: A Guide to Civil War in the Mountains of West Virginia, 1861, Three One-Day Driving Tours, by W. Hunter Lesser

The Battle of White Sulphur Springs, by Eric J. Wittenberg

September Blood: The Battle of Carnifex Ferry, by Terry Lowry

Campaign in Western Virginia, by George B. McClellan

Holding the Line: The Battle of Allegheny Mountain, by Joe Geiger

The Jones-Imboden Raid, by Darrell L. Collins

General William Averell’s Salem Raid, by Darrell L. Collins

The Coal River Valley in the Civil War, by Michael B. Graham

Last Sleep: The Battle of Droop Mountain, by Terry Lowry

The Battle of Scary Creek, by Terry Lowry

 

 

 

Unit Histories

History of the 5th West Virginia Cavalry, by Frank S. Reader

History of the 12th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry, by William Hewitt,
Includes: The Story of Andersonville and Florence by James N. Miller

Phantoms of the South Fork: Captain McNeill and His Rangers, by Steve French

Headquarters in the Brush: Blazer’s Independent Union Scouts, by Darl L. Stephenson

 

Biographies

Online Reading

A House Divided: Statehood Politics and the Copperhead Movement in West Virginia by Richard Orr Curry
University of Pittsburgh Press – Digital Editions

The Tarnished Thirty-fifth Star by C. Stuart McGehee
Virginia at War, 1861; edited by William C. Davis and James I. Robertson, Jr.
Virginia Center for Civil War Studies

Loyal West Virginia from 1861-1865 by Theodore F. Lang
The Deutsch Publishing Company, Baltimore, Maryland, 1895.

New Book Announcements and Reviews

Back in print: West Virginia’s Civil War Sites

Quarrier Press has released a reprint of Stan Cohen's classic book, A Pictorial Guide to West Virginia's Civil War Sites. Over 400 photographs, maps, and drawings. Includes 230 sites connected to the Civil War such as battlefields, cemeteries, buildings, and houses....

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A History and Guide to Civil War Shepherdstown

An Interview with Nicholas Redding The Civil War Trust recently had the chance to sit down with Nicholas Redding, author of a new book, Civil War Shepherdstown: Victory and Defeat in West Virginia’s Oldest Town.  This new book describes and analyzes the story of a...

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New book on the Battle of Allegheny Mountain

Holding the Line: The Battle of Allegheny Mountain and Confederate Defense of the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike, 1861-62 By Joe Geiger, Jr. Now available from the West Virginia Book Company..... This book seeks to provide a detailed look at military activities along...

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Book Review of the 12th West Virginia Infantry Regimental

In the October 2011 issue The Civil War News, Author/historian John Michael Priest reviews the modern reprint of the History of the 12th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry by William Hewitt. Click here to read the review.... The book can purchased at The West Virginia...

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Pocahontas Times Review of Captain Edgar Reminiscences

The Pocahontas Times has published a review of My Reminiscences of the Civil War with the Stonewall Brigade and the Immortal 600.  These memoirs were written by Captain Alfred Mallory Edgar of the Confederate 27th Virginia Infantry.  Edgar was a native of Greenbrier...

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