WEST VIRGINIA:  A HISTORICAL RESOURCE GUIDE
PART TWO: APPLY THE KNIFE

Statehood

Alexander, W. F. "The Separation of Virginia," West Virginia Review 16 (September 1939): 370-372, 379-381.

Ambler, Charles Henry. Francis H. Pierpont, Union War Governor of Virginia and Father of West Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1937.

Ambler, Charles Henry. Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776 to 1861. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1910.

Ambler, Charles H. Waitman Thomas Willey: Orator, churchman, Humanitarian. Huntington: Standard Printing and Publishing Co., 1954.

Curry, Richard Orr. A House Divided: A Study of Statehood Politics and the Copperhead Movement in West Virginia. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1964.

"The Dismemberment of Virginia: A Chronological Arrangement of Historical Documents Relating to the Secession of Virginia, the Establishment of the Restored Government, and the Formation of a New State," West Virginia Blue Book (1917): 259-286.

Hall, Granville D. The Rending of Virginia, A History. Chicago: Mayer and Miller, 1902.

"How West Virginia Became a State," West Virginia Review 14 (February 1937): 170-171, 187.

Lewis, Virgil A. "How West Virginia Became a Member of the Federal Union," West Virginia History 30 (July 1969): 598-606.

Lewis, Virgil Anson. How West Virginia Was Made: Proceedings of the First Convention of the People of Northwestern Virginia at Wheeling May 13, 14, and 15, 1861 and the Journal of the Second Convention of the People of Northwestern Virginia at Wheeling, Which Assembled, June 11, 1861 . . .. Charleston: Newspaper Mail Co., Public Printer, 1909.

McGregor, James C. The Disruption of Virginia. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1922.

Moore, George E. "Slavery as a Factor in the Formation of West Virginia," West Virginia History 18 (October 1956): 5-89.

Moore, George E. A Banner in the Hills: West Virginia's Statehood. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1963.

 

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