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The Jones-Imboden raid : the Confederate attempt to destroy the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and retake West Virginia

Author: Darrell L Collins
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The western counties of Virginia (later WV) housed the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, which connected Washington with the Midwest's vast wealth of manpower and supplies. This work covers the Confederacy's 1863 attempt to invade WV and destroy the B & O line. Rich with oral history, gives a detailed, personal account of the unsuccessful Jones-Imboden Raid"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collins, Darrell L.
Jones-Imboden raid.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007
(OCoLC)694118455
Named Person: William E Jones; John D Imboden; John D Imboden; William E Jones
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Darrell L Collins
ISBN: 9780786430703 0786430702
OCLC Number: 140100464
Description: ix, 217 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The Setup --
Beverly --
Buckhannon --
Greenland Gap --
Rowelsburg --
Morgantown --
Fairmont --
Weston --
Burning Springs --
Summersville --
Home --
The Breakdown.
Responsibility: Darrell L. Collins.
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When Virginia seceded from the United States in 1861, its western counties showed very little popular support for the Confederacy, and loyalist bands of bushwhackers, partisans and guerillas drove  Read more...

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"solid, primary source testimony...a cohesive, easy-to-follow narrative"--Blue & Gray Magazine; "clear and very readable...sources are sound...well supported"--The Civil War Courier.

 
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