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On This Day in West Virginia History, December 13th

December 13, 2022

Mountaineer News

Vintage West Virginia

Colonel Edward Johnson and General Robert Milroy

On December 13, 1861, Confederate troops of the Army of the Northwest, led by Colonel Edward Johnson, repulsed an attack by a Union force under the command of General Robert Milroy at the Battle of Allegheny Mountain.

Learn more: "The Battle of the Top of the Allegheny on December 13, 1861" Contemporary Newspaper Accounts Official Reports on the Battle of Allegheny Mountain "The Battle of Alleghany" Document-Based Questions

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