Blue's Gap Battle
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 39° 16.411 W 078° 33.568
17S E 710526 N 4349969
A sign giving a brief history of the civil war battle fought here.
Waymark Code: WMY41H
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 04/16/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Blue's Gap Battle

Confederate troops under Captain George F. Sheets were defeated by Colonel S. H. Dunning's 5th Ohio Inf. here, Jan. 7, 1862. North River Bridge and a number of buildings were burned by the Federals.
Marker Number: None on sign

Marker Title: Blue's Gap Battle

Marker Location: Rt 50

County or Independent City: Hampshire County, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives and History, 2009

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