Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
June 24, 1862

Wheeling Intelligencer
June 26, 1862

Harpers Ferry, June 24--A pontoon bridge will arrive this afternoon on the way to Gen. Fremont's Army.

A greater part of the force here are throwing up earthworks on Bolivar Heights. The supplies are planty.

It was rumored yesterday that the rebel Gen. Ewell was advancing on New Creek with 4000 men. The 23rd Illinois and 87th Pennsylvania regiments were sent there this morning.

Gen. Kelly is fully able to receive Ewell.

Jackson is by this time checked, and Fremont, Banks and Shields have joined their forces to pursue him.

Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: June 1862

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