Vintage West Virginia; On This Day in West Virginia History, July 11th

July 11, 2022

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Vintage West Virginia

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