16th OVI Home Page Battle of Philippi
First Movement Into the Confederacy
May 28, 1861
Western Virginia
Click on the item...
Item Description
Descriptions, Articles and Various Accounts
Description #1 - The 16th Ohio Moves into (West) Virginia Newspaper article from the Zanesville Daily Courier describing the movement of the 16th Ohio troops from (Bellaire, Ohio) across the Ohio River to Benwood, (West) Virginia and into the interior of the state (Confederate territory)
Description #2 - Newspaper description of invasion of (West) Virginia Brief newspaper account of the first movement of Union troops into Confederate territory.
The Leaders Images of the Union and Confederate officers commanding the forces at the time of the Union invasion of (West) Virginia.
16th OVI Home Page Battle of Philippi