Portecting Looney's Creek (Petersburg)Union Col. James A. Mulligan, 23rd Illinois Infantry, supervised the construction of Fort Mulligan between August and December 1863. Known locally as Fort Hill, the work protected the South Branch Valley and its Unionist residents and also served as an auxiliary depot for Federal camps occupied in October 1861 and May-June 1862. Federal troops manned the fort until 1864.
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|Series||This marker is part of the West Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||West Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 3:25pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 662755 N 4317681|
|Decimal Degrees||38.99301667, -79.12068333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 59.581', W 79° 7.241'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 59' 34.86" N, 79° 7' 14.46" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 139-199 Virginia Ave, Petersburg WV 26847, US|
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