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SharePrint Civil War Roundtable: "A Sad Day for Wheeling"

August 25, 2014

Wheeling, Ohio

Noted Civil War authority Richard A. Wolfe of Bridgeport, W.Va., will speak to the Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable this month on the topic, “A Sad Day for Wheeling – the Deaths of Col. Thoburn and Capt. Bier.”

The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held in the Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25.

Guest speaker Wolfe, a native of Morgantown, spent 26 years in the Marine Corps, retiring as a major in 1998. He has been a longtime student of the American Civil War, especially as it relates to West Virginia.

He is associated with the Clarksburg Civil War Roundtable, Morgantown Civil War Roundtable and is president of Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation. He is a volunteer on the Civil War Task Force for the West Virginia Division of Tourism, which is responsible for West Virginia Civil War Trails.

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