Skirmish At The Curry Farm
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 38° 16.710 W 082° 06.552
17S E 402983 N 4237297
Quick Description: A short description of the brief skirmish here.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/16/2021 11:36:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM13YXY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Long Description:
Skirmish At The Curry Farm

In May 1864, Capt John Chapman (34th VA Cavalry) headed for Logan and Cabell counties to round up deserters from his battalion. On May 29, the Confederate force came upon elements of the 3rd WV Cavalry along Mud River on the Curry Farm. Fired upon, the 3rd WV charged and drove off Chapman's men. During the brief fight, one Union soldier died and two others were wounded.
Marker Number: None seen on sign

Marker Title: Skirmish At The Curry Farm

Marker Location: Rt 3

County or Independent City: Hamlin, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History, 2016

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