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West Virginia was originally part of the State of Virginia. After Virginia seceded and joined the Confederacy, West Virginia seceded from Virginia and joined the Union as a new State.

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west Virginia was on the nouthern side

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the north

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What was West Virginia's position in the civil war?

West Virginia was pro Union during the Civil War.


In Virginia What side were they on in the civil war?

Virginia was on the Confederate side.


Did West Virginia Virginia have any war?

West Virginia was part of the Civil War. Many battles occurred in the state.


Was West Virginia a state before the Civil War?

Before it became a state during the Civil War, West Virginia was made up of the western 49 counties of Virginia, which seceded from Virginia (and the Confederacy) in 1862.


What state became a state during the Civil War?

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Virginia wanted to!


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Before the Civil War, the state of West Virginia was part of Virginia. Unionists did not support the Confederacy and established West Virginia in 1863.


What was the relationship between the outbreak of the US Civil War and the creation of the state of West Virginia?

They are directly related. No Civil War, no secesion and there would be no West Virginia. Maybe,


Was West Virginia a part of Virginia?

Yes- up until the Civil War.


What state was once joined with another West Virginia or Nevada?

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