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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 5 months ago

If the Appalachians was its own giant state running north to south,whose side would it have been on in the US civil war?

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  • 5 months ago

    the South of course

  • 5 months ago

    Both. West Virginia became a state following the Wheeling Conventions of 1861, at the start of the American Civil War. Delegates from the Unionist counties of northwestern Virginia decided to break away from Virginia, which also included secessionist counties in the new state.

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