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Map of the Battle of Droop Mountain

On November 6, 1863, Union troops under General William Averell defeated a Confederate force led by General John Echols at the Battle of Droop Mountain.

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Battle of Droop Mountain
"The Battle of Droop Mountain"
Official Reports on the Battle of Droop Mountain
"Particulars of General Averill's Late Campaign" (Battle of Droop Mountain)
Letter, James McChesney to Mother, 14 November 1863
Dedication of Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park
Contemporary Newspaper Articles


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