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History of the Pan-Handle, West Virginia.
J. H. Newton, G. G. Nichols, & A. G. Sprankle, 1879; page 449.

W. W. Morrow, farmer, was born in Fairview, July 14, 1839. He remained with his father until about 1861, when he enlisted in the three months' service (Note: Co I, 1st Inf.). In 1862 recruited Company D, First Virginia Artillery and received his commission as senior lieutenant August 14, 1862, serving seventeen months. Mostly engaged in the employ of the government, from the beginning of the war to the close, in recruiting soldiers for old companies. On the 17th of August, 1863, he was united in marriage to Miss K. C. Anderson. In 1865 he commenced farming, which avocation he still follows. Pays some attention to stock raising. He has a family of six children.