Free At Last: West Virginia’s tortuous road to emancipation

Free At Last: West Virginia’s tortuous road to emancipation

by John E. Stealey III, Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, of History at Shepherd University When the West Virginia Bill was introduced into the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, statehood supporters soon discovered that passage was improbable without adequate...

Toward Statehood

Western Virginia on the Eve of War by Dr. Mark A. Snell, Director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War at Shepherd University Read the article that appeared in the Fall 2011 issue of Hallowed Ground magazine produced by the Civil War...