Partisan AttackIn 1861, Col. Erastus B. Tyler's 7th Ohio Infantry constructed earthworks near Suttonville to protect the suspension bridge across the Elk River. Later in the year, Capt. Weston Rowand's Co. K, 1st Virginia Cavalry (US), about a hundred men, occupied the fort.
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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||Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 2:38am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 524768 N 4279796|
|Decimal Degrees||38.66640000, -80.71530000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 39.984', W 80° 42.918'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 39' 59.04" N, 80° 42' 55.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 96-165 County Route 19/40, Sutton WV 26601, US|
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