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West Virginia, State Jun 20, 1863 - after Jun 25, 1865

Pro union convention met at Wheeling, May 13, 1861
Operations in Western Virginia, May 26, 1861 - Sep 15, 1861
Philippi, battle, Jun 3, 1861
Restored state government created in Western Virginia, Jun 19, 1861
Hokes Run, battle, Jul 2, 1861
Rich Mountain, battle, Jul 11, 1861
Manassas Campaign, Jul 16, 1861 - Jul 22, 1861
Kesslers Cross Lanes, battle, Aug 26, 1861
Carnifex Ferry, battle, Sep 10, 1861
Cheat Mountain, battle, Sep 12, 1861 - Sep 15, 1861
US Dept. of Western Virginia created including western Virginia, Sep 19, 1861
Greenbrier River, engagement, Oct 3, 1861
Camp Alleghany, battle, Dec 13, 1861

US Mountain Dept. created parts of Ohio Michigan Kentucky and Tennessee transferred from Dept. of Ohio Western Virginia transferred from Dept. of Western Virginia Dept. of Western Virginia discontinued, Mar 11, 1862
Maryland campaign, Sep 3, 1862 - Sep 20, 1862
Harpers Ferry, CS capture, Sep 15, 1862
Shepherdstown, battle, Sep 19, 1862 - Sep 20, 1862

Western Virginia transferred from US Dept. of the Ohio to Middle Dept., Mar 16, 1863
Hancock Brooke and Ohio Counties in West Virginia transferred from US Middle Dept. to Dept. of the Monongahela, Jun 9, 1863
West Virginia admitted to the Union Restored Virginia reduced to area currently occupied by US forces, Jun 20, 1863
Arthur I. Boreman US Governor, Jun 20, 1863 - after Jun 25, 1865
US Dept. of West Virginia created western Virginia south of Ohio County and west of Hancock Maryland including adjacent counties of Ohio transferred from Middle Dept. to Dept. of West Virginia, Jun 24, 1863
Hancock Brooke and Ohio Counties in West Virginia transferred from US Dept. of the Monongahela to Dept. of West Virginia, Oct 12, 1863
Droop Mountain, battle, Nov 6, 1863
Averellís Raid on the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad , Nov 6, 1863 - Dec, 1863

Moorefield, battle, Aug 7, 1864
Summit Point, battle, Aug 21, 1864
Smithfield Crossing, engagement, Aug 29, 1864
West Virginia election results: Lincoln 23799 68.2%, McClellan 11078 31.8%, Nov 8, 1864