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May 21, 1864: Confederate Gen. and Former Congressman Albert Gallatin Jenkins Killed in Battle

On May 21, 1864, Confederate General and former Congressman Albert Gallatin Jenkins was killed at the Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain, Virginia. He was 33.As a…

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March 30, 1838: Marshall Academy Incorporated Into Huntington

On March 30, 1838, Marshall Academy was incorporated in what is now Huntington. The school had been established the previous year as a private school to…

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February 6, 1941: Educator Morris Shawkey Dies

Educator Morris Shawkey died on February 6, 1941, at age 72. The Pennsylvania native came to West Virginia in 1895 to teach education at West Virginia…

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May 21, 1864: Confederate Gen. and Former Congressman Albert Gallatin Jenkins Killed in Battle

On May 21, 1864, Confederate General and former Congressman Albert Gallatin Jenkins was killed at the Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain, Virginia. He was 33.As a…

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