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Part 1 Introduction:   Valley Furnace in Barbour County and the Welsh Puddlers at Wheeling

Part 2:   Charcoal and Coal

Part 3:   The Eastern Counties

Part 3A:   Jefferson County Ironworks pdf download

Part 4:   Cheat Mountain Iron Industry

Part 4A:   Col. Nemegyei and the Irondale Furnace

Part 4B:   George Washington and Samuel Jackson

Part 5:   Other Ironworks; Bibliography

Part 6:   Wrought Iron, Puddled Iron, and Charcoal Iron

Note to the reader: West Virginia was not formed from Virginia until 1863.
The history of these iron operations occurs before the Civil War began in 1861. Thus, the terms "Antebellum" and "Western" Virginia.

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