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On This Day in West Virginia History, February 24th

February 24, 2023

Mountaineer News

Vintage West Virginia

On February 24, 1865, Jefferson County native John Yates Beall was executed at Governor's Island, New York, as a Confederate spy.

Learn more: Execution of John Yates Beall Proceedings in the Case of John Yates Beall Report of C. S. Agent Jacob Thompson Newspaper Articles Document-Based Questions

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