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Origin of West Virginia

Posted by niceguy2010

Did you know that West Virginia was founded at the outset of the American Civil War (1861-1865)? Virginians were conflicted whether to join the Union (North) or the Confederacy (South). So Western Virginians founded their namesake state. 

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Posted by motivate98

I'm in Northern VA and did not even know that! Good stuff@!