"Battle of Knives and Forks"In 1861, both Union and Confederate forces vied for control of Western Virginia. By July, Union Gen. Jacob D. Cox had driven Confederate Gen. Henry A Wise's army out of the Kanawha Valley and was advancing east on the James River and Kanawha Turnpike from Gauley Bridge to occupy more of the region.
|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||Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 10:19am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 505925 N 4230926|
|Decimal Degrees||38.22630000, -80.93230000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 13.578', W 80° 55.938'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 13' 34.68" N, 80° 55' 56.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5546 Summersville Lake Rd, Summersville WV 26651, US|
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