David Hunter Strother

March 20, 1864: Skirmish at the Sinks of Gandy

On March 20, 1864, a Civil War skirmish occurred at the north end of the Sinks of Gandy in Randolph County. In the shootout, Union troops killed three…

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March 8, 1888: Artist and Author David Hunter Strother Dies

Artist and author David Hunter Strother died at Charles Town in Jefferson County on March 8, 1888, at age 71. Born in Martinsburg in 1816, he studied art…

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