WEST VIRGINIA:  A HISTORICAL RESOURCE GUIDE
PART TWO - THE CRUSH OF WORLDS

Civil War in West Virginia

Barr, Henrietta. The Civil War Diary of Mrs. Henrietta Fitzhugh Barr (Barre), 1862-1863, Ravenswood, Virginia (West Virginia). Edited by Sallie Kiger Winn. Marietta: Marietta College, 1963.

Bright, Simeon M. "The McNeill Rangers: A Study in Confederate Guerrilla Warfare," West Virginia History 12 (July 1951): 338-394.

Brown, Genevieve. "A History of the Sixth Regiment West Virginia Infantry Volunteers," West Virginia History 9 (July 1948): 315-368.

"Civil War Centennial Issue," Randolph County Historical Society. Magazine of History and Biography 12 (1961).

Cohen, Stan. The Civil War in West Virginia: A Pictorial History. Missoula: Gateway Printing and Litho., 1976, revised ed., 1982.

Cook, Roy Bird. "Battlefields of West Virginia," West Virginia Blue Book 18 (1934): 471-481. (A chronological list of military engagements in West Virginia 1756-1865.)

DeLauter, Roger U. McNeill's Rangers. Lynchburg: H. E. Howard, 1986.

Dickinson, Jack L. Confederate Soldiers of Western Virginia. Barboursville: J.L. Dickinson, 1986.

Dickinson, Jack L. Records of the 16th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army: Composed of Col. Ferguson's (Guyandotte) Battalion and Major Caldwell's Battalion. Barboursville: J.L. Dickinson, 1984.

Dickinson, Jack L. Tattered Uniforms and Bright Bayonets: West Virginia's Confederate Soldiers. Huntington: Marshall University Library Associates, 1995. (A complete listing of all known West Virginians who served in the Confederate forces.)

Egan, Michael. The Flying, Gray-Haired Yank: or, the Adventures of a Volunteer . . . A True Narrative of the Civil War. Philadelphia: Hubbard Brothers, 1888. (Roster of Company B., 15th Regiment West Virginia Infantry Volunteers.)

Gainer, Rosemary L. The Civil War in Gilmer County, West Virginia. Grantsville: Red Clay Press, 1991.

Geiger, Joe Jr. Civil War in Cabell County, West Virginia 1861-1865. Charleston: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1991.

"Greenbrier in the Civil War," Journal of the Greenbrier Historical Society 1 (1968): 7-76.

Hays, Rutherford B. Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes, Nineteenth President of the United States. Edited by Charles Richard Williams. 5 vols. Columbus: Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society, 1922-1926.

Hewitt, William. History of the Twelfth West Virginia Volunteer Infantry; the Part It Took in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. 12th West Virginia Infantry Assn., 1892.

Hornbeck, Betty. Upshur Brothers of the Blue and Gray. Parsons: McClain Printing Co., 1967.

Jones, Allen W. "Military Events in West Virginia During the Civil War, 1861-1865," West Virginia History 21 (April 1960): 186-196.

Kincaid, Mary E. "Fayetteville, West Virginia During the Civil War," West Virginia History 14 (July 1953): 339-364.

Klement, Frank. "General John B. Floyd and the West Virginia Campaign of 1861," West Virginia History 8 (April 1947): 319-333.

Lang, Theodore F. Loyal West Virginia From 1861 to 1865 with an Introductory Chapter on the Status of Virginia for Thirty Years Prior to the War. Baltimore: Deutsch Pub. Co., 1895. (Includes histories and rosters of West Virginia regiments and biographical sketches of military leaders.)

Linger, James Carter. Confederate Military Units of West Virginia. Tulsa: J. C. Linger, 1989.

Lowry, Terry. The Battle of Scary Creek: Military Operations in the Kanawha Valley April-July 1861. Charleston: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1982.

Lowry, Terry. September Blood: the Battle of Carnifax Ferry. Charleston: Pictorial Histories Pub. Co., 1985.

Matheny, H. E. Major General Thomas Maley Harris; a Member of the Military Commission that Tried the President Abraham Lincoln Assassination Conspirators and Roster of the 10th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1861-1865. Parsons: McClain Printing. Co., 1963.

Matheny, H. E. Wood County, West Virginia in Civil War Times: with an Account of the Guerrilla Warfare in the Little Kanawha Valley. Parkersburg: TransAllegheny Books, 1987.

McKinney, Tim. The Civil War in Fayette County, West Virginia. Charleston: Pictorial Histories Pub. Co., 1988.

McKinney, Tim, Robert E. Lee at Sewell Mountain: The West Virginia Campaign. Charleston: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1990.

Military Operations in Jefferson County, Virginia (and West Virginia) 1861-1865. Published by authority of Jefferson County Camp, U.C.V. by Farmers Advocate Print, 1911.

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

Phillips, David L. War Diaries: the 1861 Kanawha Valley Campaigns. Leesburg: Gauley Mount Press, 1990.

Phillips, David L., ed. War Stories: Civil War in West Virginia. Leesburg: Gauley Mount Press, 1991.

Powell, William S. "Beginning of the Civil War in West Virginia," West Virginia Review 14 (March 1937): 200-201, 217.

Price, W. T. On to Grafton: An Account of One of the First Campaigns of the Civil War, May 1861. Marlington: n.p., 1901. (Includes roster of Highlanders and history of survivors.)

Richardson, Hila A. "Raleigh County, West Virginia in the Civil War," West Virginia History 10 (April 1949): 213-298.

Shaffer, John W. "Loyalties in Conflict: Union and Confederate Sentiment in Barbour County," West Virginia History 50 (1991): 109-128.

Shetler, Charles. West Virginia Civil War Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. Morgantown: West Virginia University Library, 1963.

Sifakis, Stewart. Compendium of the Confederate Armies. New York: Facts on File, 1992. (Volume 1 treats Virginia.)

Stutler, Boyd Blynn. West Virginians in the Civil War. Charleston, Education Foundation, 1963.

Summers, Festus P. "The Jones-Imboden Raid," West Virginia History: 1 (October 1939): 15-29.

Sutton, J. J. History of the Second Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion. Huntington: Blue Acorn Press, 1992. (This reprint edition features an additional section of 55 recently discovered wartime photographs, showing regimental members and their commanders, many sporting the famous "Custer ties.")

Thomas, Joseph W. "The Campaigns of Generals McClellan and Rosecrans in Western Virginia, 1861-1862," West Virginia History 5 (July 1944): 245-308.

Williams, C. R. comp. Southern Sympathizers: Wood County Confederate Soldiers and a Sketch of the Nighthawk Rangers of Wood, Jackson, Wirt and Roane Counties in West Virginia. Pages from an old manuscript. Parkersburg: Inland River Books, 1979. (Biographies of Wood County Confederate soldiers and a history of Co. F., 17th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, the Nighthawk Rangers.)

Williams, T. Harry. Hayes of the Twenty-Third: The Civil War Volunteer Officer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965.

Winters, Joshua. Civil War Letters and Diary of Joshua Winters: A Private in the Union Army, Company G, First Western Virginia Volunteer Infantry. Parsons: McClain Print Co., 1991.


Mother's Day and Anna Jarvis

Johnson, James P. "Death, Grief and Motherhood: The Women Who Inspired Mother's Day," West Virginia History 39 (January/April 1978): 187-194.

Knotts, Ronald L. "Mothers' Day Shrine," Wonderful West Virginia 36 (May 1972): 4-6.

Tyler-McGraw, Marie. "`But After All Was She Not a Masterpiece as a Mother and a Gentlewoman,"' Goldenseal 3 (October-December 1977): 29-34.

Wolfe, Howard H. Mother's Day and the Mother's Day Church. Ft. Myers: H. H. Wolfe, 1962.

 

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