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Highway marker for Hurricane Bridge Skirmish


On March 28, 1863, a detachment of the 13th West Virginia Infantry repelled a Confederate attack led by General Albert Gallatin Jenkins at Hurricane Bridge.

Learn more:
Report of Captain James W. Johnson, 13th West Virginia Infantry
Poem Entitled "Battle of Hurricane Bridge!"
Description of Jenkins's Raid
Replacement of Emory J. Bridgeman, Killed at the Battle of Hurricane Bridge
"War-Time Reminiscences of James D. Sedinger, Company E, 8th Virginia Cavalry"


On This Day in West Virginia History: March

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