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Battle of Charleston


Aug 11, 1862

Union General Jacob D. Cox and about 5,000 Kanawha Division troops were reassigned to the defense of Washington

Other events that happened on or around August 11, 1862

Aug 22, 1862

Brigadier General Albert G. Jenkins set out on a daring cavalry raid north of the Kanawha Valley

Other events that happened on or around August 22, 1862

Sep 10, 1862

General Loring drove back Union troops near Fayetteville

Other events that happened on or around September 10, 1862

Sep 12, 1862

General Loring’s advance units reached the south side of Kanawha River just east of Charleston, near the present University of Charleston campus

Sep 13, 1862

Confederate artillery and infantry under General Loring drove Union troops from Charleston

Other events that happened on or around September 13, 1862


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