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May 22, 1861: Thornsberry Bailey Brown Becomes First Union Solider Killed in Civil War

On May 22, 1861, Thornsberry Bailey Brown became the first Union soldier killed in battle during the Civil War. It occurred during a brief stand-off at…

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January 29, 1876: W. Va. Senate Removes Treasurer Burdett From Office

On January 29, 1876, the West Virginia State Senate removed state Treasurer John Burdett from office. Burdett had been accused of pilfering funds in a…

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