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Author/historian Terry Lowry will be speaking on his upcoming book, The Battle of Charleston and the 1862 Kanawha Valley Campaign, on Tuesday, March 19, at 7pm at the Dunbar Public Library. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Mr. Lowry is one of West Virginia’s leading historians, a member of the staff at the West Virginia State Archives, and is the author of several books and articles on West Virginia and the Civil War.
It is with sadness that we honor the memory of William D. Wintz, who passed away on February 13th. Bill was a World War II veteran and well known as a local historian in the Kanawha Valley. His many articles and books included Civil War history titles such as Civil War Memoirs of Two Rebel Sisters and Bullets and Steel.
The historic cement mill property in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, has been purchased by the Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission. This important 18 acre site on the Potomac River is associated with the Battle of Shepherdstown.