Secondary Source Bibliography


“1830 Virginia Constitution.” West Virginia Archives and History. Accessed February 26, 2017.


African American Registry. “West Virginia Created by Secession from Southern Confederate State.” African American Registry. Accessed February 24, 2017.


“A State of Convenience: The Creation of West Virginia.” West Virginia Archives and History. Accessed February 26, 2017.


Education @ Library of Virginia. “Virginia Convention Votes for Secession on April 17, 1861.” Library of Virginia. Accessed February 24, 2017.


Georgia’s Historic High Country Travel Association. “Second Wheeling Convention.” Georgia’s Blue and Gray Trail Presents America’s Civil War. Last Modified May 15, 2011. Accessed February 24, 2017.


Riccards, Michael P. “Lincoln and the Political Question: The Creation of the State of West Virginia.” Presidential Studies Quarterly, 27, no. 3 (1997): 549-564. Accessed February 26, 2017.


Manarin, Louis H. “Constitution of 1851.” e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia. Last modified February 7, 2011. Accessed February 26, 2017.


Virginia Military Institute. “Hunter’s Raid: General David Hunter and the Burning of VMI, June 1864.” Virginia Military Institute Archives. Accessed February 24, 2017.

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