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On This Day in West Virginia History, February 2nd

February 2, 2023

Mountaineer News

Vintage West Virginia

On the evening of February 2, 1864, Confederate troops under Major James H. Nounnan launched a raid that resulted in the capture of Union General E. P. Scammon and the steamer B. C. Levi at Red House early on the following morning.

Learn more: "Capture of the Government Steamer B. C. Levi" "Capture of the Steamer B. C. Levi - Independent Scouts" "The Civil War Comes to Charleston" "Rebel Raid in the Kanawha Valley" Document-Based Questions

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