"Come and take us"On the hill in front of you are two fortifications that Union Gen. George B. McClellan ordered constructed late in1861. They guarded the wooden covered bridge located here on the Weston and Gauley Bridge Turnpike. In October 1863, Capt. William H. Mattingly, of Parkersburg, occupied the works with several companies—-350-400 men—-of the 6th and 11th West Virginia Infantry.
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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||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 8:16am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 538072 N 4293897|
|Decimal Degrees||38.79300000, -80.56160000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 47.58', W 80° 33.696'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 47' 34.80" N, 80° 33' 41.76" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 56 Bulltown Campground Rd, Napier WV 26631, US|
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