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A of continual skirmishes took place between the incoming and outgoing forces. In U were looking for this Winston-Salem North Carolina meantime Jenkins had followed the Staunton and Parkersburg road by Weston in a flanking movement deed to draw attention away from the Kanawha but to entrap the Federal forces.
Jenkins finally reached the Ohio River at Ravenswood, crossed into Ohio, recrossed and by way of Ripley made passage over the Kanawha River at Buffalo, in order to harass the Federals from the south side of the river, as the army under Loring came down the river.
The entire Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man operations were brought on not only to draw attention away from the East but by a dire Beautiful older ladies wants sex Pennsylvania necessity -- that reason being a very salty one.
No salt could be secured to preserve meat in the Confederacy and the South was becoming desperate. Little wonder that attention was turned to the Kanawha regions where a short time before, 1, bushels of salt had been produced in a single year within a few miles of the towns of Charleston and Malden.
General Loring commenting on the skirmish at Kanawha Falls, noted that "we took barrels of salt. Siber arrived with the 37th Ohio at Brownstown Marmet on the morning of the 12th and here crossed the Kanawha to Camp Piatt, Belle where his troops ed the other wing directly under Lightburn.
In the meantime the Second Brigade with Col. Samuel Gilbert of the 44th Ohio, moved down on the North side of the river arriving at Camp Piatt about 4 p. Four companies of the 4th Infantry were stationed at the mouth of Witchers Creek, with an outpost of cavalry. The operation served to protect the crossing of Siver's regiment and also to hold back the advance guard of the Confederates.
About 2 a. Elliott with a Federal detachment took position near the narrows just above Charleston but was later driven back by Col. John McCausland, with Col. Patton's 22nd, Virginia and the advance of Lt. Clarence Derrick with the 23rd Virginia Battalion. A spirited engagement taking place in what is now the area around the Adult webcam Soueshinai of West Virginia.
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The infantry of the Confederate was strongly supported by Chapman's Battery of two pieces stationed on the side of the hill back of town. About a. Fischer of the 47th Ohio. At the same time some Federal infantry fell back along the south side of the Kanawha being driven in by the advancing Confederates under Generals John Williams and John Echols.
Lightburn who had taken up headquarters at the Joel Ruffner home place on present Kanawha Boulevardhad in the meantime notified civilians to get out of town. Some sought refuge on Cox's Hill Cemetery Hill but soon found that they were under fire from both sides, as the advancing Let s get sex on granny soon occupied the higher level.
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In the rear of the Ruffner home stood a log barn near a rail fence. The Federals attempted to throw up some defense with the rails, moved up a smooth bore cannon and attempted to reply to the intense firing of a Parrott gun, and that of Otey's and Bryan's Batteries, stationed along the river bank just below the present Morris Harvey campus.
One shell cut Granbury sluts easy women a six-inch locust tree; another passed through the roof of the Ruby House and landed near present Morris and Quarrier Streets, damaging the Rand garden.
It seems clear here that the Southern gunners soon realized they were firing on "Friends" and moved the batteries down the south bank of the river, but Confederate batteries from higher points were soon playing havoc with the business section of the town. About 3 p.
Stanton and three men secured a boat, crossed the Kanawha and captured the garrison flag. By this time the Federals were leaving town and General Loring in person, arrived in "downtown" Charleston. The scene of the battle of Charleston from the Federal side after 3 p.
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This in general involved the prevention of the crossing of Elk River by the Confederates and to Want to see Sandpoint at saturday night opportunity for a wagon train of over wagons to move toward Ripley, Ravenswood and Point Pleasant. In this operation an attempt was made to defend the west bank of the Elk and the Kanawha below the junction of the two rivers.
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The 34th Ohio Vol. Infantry took a position along what is now lower Kanawha Boulevard, facing the Kanawha River. With the suspension bridge and the main "turnpike" as a center the 4th West Virginia Infantry and the 37th Ohio Vol.
Infantry took up positions on both sides of the road along Elk River. In the center of present West Charleston was a barn where the companies from the 2nd West Virginia Cavalry took their position. The two smooth bore guns from Col. Siber's battery Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man four mounted Howitzers took position on the Watts Hill.
In the meantime the fighting in the main town continued. Thomas H. Barton, later a physician, who was with the Regiment set down an of the battle as he saw it: On the morning of the same day 13 Surgeon Ackley met us at Brownstown, where he procured a small flat boat on which were placed our provisions and hospital supplies.
He also brought with him a squad of hospital attendants to assist in taking our supplies to Charleston. The surgeon labored like a private soldier. The river was very shallow and for ten miles we had the laborious task of rowing and pushing the boat.
We reached Charleston about noon and six Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man seven of the hospital attendants were detailed to take the boat and cargo to Point Pleasant. Intense excitement prevailed in the city. The streets were thronged with people many of whom were preparing to follow our army or leave the town for they feared the battle of Charleston was about to be fought over their he.
All of the government property for which there was transportation was now placed on a train of wagons and about two in the afternoon started in advance for Ravenswood on the Ohio River. About one o'clock Col. Lightburn crossed Elk River and the torch was applied to the government buildings containing the stores that could not be moved. That was the boat carrying supplies.
Vance with the Fourth West Virginia located above present west Washington Street on the west side of Elk River endeavored to protect the remaining Federals until they could cross the river.
After Col. Sibert with the Thirty-Seventh Ohio had crossed Elk bringing up the rear, the cables on the west end of the suspension bridge were cut permitting the end of it to fall.
In the meantime the Confederate artillery had reached the heights of present Fort Hill, which in became Fort Scammon. The staff of General J. Friends first and lets see Aachen wifes looking for sex partner took up positions. The true story may never be known but in the Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man move between two and three p.
Some passed within twelve feet of the 34th Ohio who began a retreat across the west side meadows to the "pike.
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The artillery on both sides kept up an unusually fierce bombardment, considering the of guns engaged, mingled of course with continual infantry firing. Artillery kept on firing until five o'clock and the infantry engagement kept up until darkness came. In the engagement the Confederates had eighteen killed and eighty-one wounded; from Lightburn's command twenty-five were killed and ninety-five wounded and were missing.
During the afternoon the town suffered terrific loss from fire. Also several warehouses and cavalry barns were destroyed. The evening of the 13th found Lightburn and a huge supply train on their way to the Ohio River. He had moved his troops, kept up a continual skirmish for fifty miles, fought one battle and saved over a Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man dollars worth of supplies.
He had faced a superior force and marched his men over a hundred miles. The broken army reached Ravenswood then moved to Point Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man by boat. Lightburn's Retreat is one of the high points of the war in the Kanawha Valley and is still studied by arm chair military strategists. Arriving at Point Pleasant by the 17th, Lightburn wrote out his version of the whole operation, a long detailed excellent report, the original of which is in the records on file in our State Archives.
One would have expected General Loring and his Confederate troops to move on down the Great Kanawha in an endeavor to take over the position at Point Pleasant.
Loring, however, did not press his advantage and was satisfied to consolidate his gains by occupying the town of Charleston. His local operations were of great interest Adult singles dating in Wanda, Minnesota (MN). the civilian sympathizers on both sides. Down at Coals Mouth, a young woman, Victoria Hansford Teays, took in the local happenings and later recorded it in a diary.
On the morning of the 13th of September wrote, "My father said Bi looking for fwb more am sure I hear cannon.
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On the Chub top lookin for Bayamon side of the river the road was black with wagons and citizens going down the river in front of the army. But being a "southern lady" she noted: "That all this time the cannonading was going on it was music to us. On September 14th she wrote in her diary, "Oh such bad news. We heard the Rebels were coming into the Valley with such a superior force the Federals could not drive them back and Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man the Union families are moving down the river fast.
He had Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man in command at the mouth of Coal River but ed the army movement down the river where he wrote on October 6th from Point Pleasant: "We got here without any difficulty by twenty-four hours march, the Rebels at our heels.
George Smith Patton, of the 22nd Virginia, again ed his family for a short time. John McCausland, of the 36th was near his old home near Buffalo. One of the gunners in Bryan's Battery was none other than the noted Milton Humphreys educated at Mercer Academy, but fate held him up at Gauley Bridge on the day of the battle. He it was, who later, first used indirect firing of artillery near Fayetteville. Captain R. Laidley, of the 22nd Virginia was back home, as was Captain McFarland, brother of the town's leading banker.
General Loring, on September 22nd, wrote a message to George Randolph, Secretary of War, for the Confederacy, that he was sending some flags captured at Charleston, Gauley Bridge and Fayetteville as war trophies. In the old Whitteker home, the Confederates found a flag that had been made by the ladies of Charleston, in for the famous Kanawha Riflemen. Otey, Bryan, and Stamp lined Female nymphomaniac New hope Kentucky their batteries and for the time being the guns were silenced.
The next move on the part of the Confederate command, seems to have been to seize the Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man plant of the local newspaper, of which John Rundle was or had been the editor. This it seems clear was the plant of the Kanawha Valley Star.
In a few hours a long proclamation had been printed as a broide and posted in the courthouse and other public places not seared by the Lady wants real sex WV Given 25245 of fire and war. ed by General Loring, the long statement affirmed that the Southern Army did not intend to punish those who remained at home as quiet citizens but promised to do otherwise with those who followed the Wheeling restored government.
In Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man to the several proclamations and general orders which the citizens soon received, a daily paper also appeared -- the first daily of record in Charleston.
This proclamation as well as several General Orders were issued as broides and also printed in The Guerilla. The proclamation is rare -- in recent years it has been counterfeited Milf dating in Olive sold to collectors.
See also Pictorial History of Confederacy. The price was ten cents.
Little local news appears, and a statement was made that due to interruption of the mail no news was available from the East. A meeting I want to try and Cascade Locks called of all salt producers, it was hoped that an agreeable price could be arrived at to be paid for in Confederate money, regina indian escort course. Local men were urged to a proposed "Flying Battery" to serve under General Jenkins.
One hundred teamsters were needed and they were promised good wages and rations. The quartermaster also needed blacksmiths and wheelwrights.
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The last of The Guerilla located discloses that Major L. David Goshorn inserted an advertisement for two weeks offering to buy ginseng, beeswax, and fur. This issue also carried General Loring's proclamation of September 14th. It is possible that this was printed in each issue, but bi dating sites nanaimo copies have not been located to draw this conclusion.
Loring had some success at first in securing recruits and supplies. Trains of wagons loaded with salt from Snow Hill and Malden started back to southwest Virginia, over the Giles Turnpike. In his report, Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man, Loring recorded: The march of near one hundred and fifty miles and the detailing of forces Mccomb mississippi sluts guard Free sex Owensboro Kentucky Falls City Nebraska sex of an african woman stores in the rear caused such abatement and exhaustion of my command as to compell me to halt at Charleston.
This place too, being the point of departure of many later ro, in any event is necessary to be held.
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General Jenkins ventured to a point near Buffalo where he contacted the Federals on September 27th. On September 24th Loring issued another "General Order" printed in the local printing office, which was as follows: Headquarters Charleston, Va. The money issued by the Confederate Government is secure, Housewives wants hot sex Cedar Mill is receivable in payment of public dues, and convertable into 8 per cent bonds.
Citizens owe it to the country to receive it in trade; and it will therefore be regarded as good in payment for supplies purchased by the Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man. Persons engaged in trade are invited to their business and open their stores.
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Matchmaking sites in canada of the situation can Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man gleaned from the letters and papers of J. On December 2nd he wrote to a Mason Campbell, former newspaper man of Charleston, then living in Washington: You are doubtless aware of the sad destruction of property here on the advent of the Southern forces on the 13th of Sept. The Federals on their retreat set fire to their large commissary warehouse, the fire taking in its range the Bank of Virginia Building, the Kanawha House, William A.
Whitteker's large store, the warehouse, Southern Methodist Church, Academy. The walls of the Kanawha House present a ghastly appearance. In the former building but very Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man and in the latter not a particle of furniture was saved.
The battle raging in town, the men, women and children fled to the adjacent hills and finally above Coal Branch on Elk River. The loss of my private library, my books ofNiles Register complete, all my papers, records, precious memorials the gatherings of the last 49 years of my life -- was most deeply felt.
They were all put up and neatly arranged in the office in the bank. I saved most of the valuables of the bank as they were in the vault which was fireproof. Writing to Indiana Hornbook of Wheeling, January 5,McFarland recounted that the "Federal troops set fire to their warehouses and the Bank and the Kanawha House and others in the center of town were burnt.
By the coming of the Confederates two things were accomplished, Miss having love the getting of several thousand barrels of salt and the marriage of two young girls in town. On March 17,still writing of the troubled days, he remarked that not a fence was standing, there were teams in the streets, sidewalks were ruined.
The Branch Bank of Virginia and the Kanawha House had occupied an entire block, but a Messa 77630 milfs wind had blown down Sex partners Bolingbrook fire-ruined walls of the hotel and all was one mass of rubble. The Presbyterian Church alone stood intact, but McFarland complained that its lecture room was being used for a kitchen for teamsters and, "our village presents a most forlorn and desolate appearance.
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Brigadier General Eliakin Parker Scammon was in command at Charleston with 7, men and sixteen larger guns. During this month the old command of Married wife looking sex tonight Stuart, then under Colonel Rutherford B.
Hayes, moved from Gauley Bridge to Charleston. The noted Twenty-third Ohio Infantry was with this division. Camps were established on the bottom lands across the Point Pleasant West Virginia state fair sexy man of Ferry Branch, and near the Little home on the lower west.
White, the popular commander of the Twelfth Ohio Infantry. Little happened to vary the monotony of camp life. Colonel Hayes wrote: "This is a beautiful valley from Piatt. Make West Virginia a free state, and Charleston ought to be a sort of Pittsburgh.
Hayes wrote of McKinley: "He was an exceedingly bright and intelligent and gentlemanly young officer; he promises to be one of the best. Inthe sons of the Blue and Gray gathered in Charleston to carry out the commands of this young lieutenant, who had then become Dating chat online in Erie Michigan of the Beautiful housewives searching adult dating CA States.
In April, General Jenkins stirred up a little trouble at Hurricane bridge. A short time after this, Hayes rented a little cottage belonging to the Quarriers and brought his family to Charleston. While the family was here, a small son died, causing great gloom in the camp.
During May attention was turned to fortifying the position.