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Battle of Rich Mountain


On July 11, 1861, Union troops under Brigadier General William S. Rosecrans defeated a Confederate force at the Battle of Rich Mountain.

Learn more:
"Rich Mountain Revisited"
"History of Mabie Community"
"A Confederate Journal"
Confederate Reports on the Battle of Rich Mountain
William Rosecrans' Report on the Battle of Rich Mountain
Confederate Newspapers Accounts of Battle


On This Day in West Virginia History: July