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Junction of Anthony's Creek and the James River and Kanawha Turnpike,
scene of the Battle of White Sulphur Springs
Junction of Anthony's Creek and the James River and Kanawha Turnpike, scene of the Battle of White Sulphur Springs


Confederate forces defeated Union troops led by General William Averell at the Battle of White Sulphur Springs, fought on August 26-27, 1863.

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Map of the Battle of White Sulphur Springs
Telegram of Thomas Broun Concerning Confederate Casualties at the Battle of White Sulphur Springs
Official Reports on the Battle of White Sulphur Springs
Description of the Battle of White Sulphur Springs
"Battle of Dry Creek"


On This Day in West Virginia History: August