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Aug 11, 1862

The federal government directed 5,000 soldiers stationed in the Charleston area be transferred to Washington

Other events that happened on or around August 11, 1862

Aug 18, 1862

Confederate Gen. William W. Loring began planning an attack into the Kanawha region

Aug 22, 1862

Confederate Gen. Albert Jenkins started from Salt Sulphur Springs

Other events that happened on or around August 22, 1862

Aug 30, 1862

The Jenkins raiders attacked and occupied Buckhannon

Other events that happened on or around August 30, 1862

Sep 02, 1862

The Jenkins raiders arrived at Spencer

Sep 03, 1862

The Jenkins raiders arrived at Ripley

Sep 04, 1862

Jenkins and his men became the first to raise the Confederate Flag in Ohio

Sep 08, 1862

Jenkins' raiders rode into Barboursville

Sep 13, 1862

Last real attempt by Confederates to secure Charleston

Other events that happened on or around September 13, 1862


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