First Movement Into the Confederacy
May 28, 1861
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|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.
||Images of the Union and Confederate officers commanding the forces at the time of the Union invasion of (West) Virginia.