Battle of Clark's House

Battle of Clark's House (HMSA6)

Location: Camp Creek, WV 25820 Mercer County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 31.785', W 81° 6.537'

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Near this site on May 1, 1862, Battle of the Henry Clark House occurred. Lt. Col. Rutherford B. Hayes' 23rd Ohio Vol. Inf. engaged Confederates under Col. Walter Jenifer. Captain Richard B. Foley, commanding the "Flat Top Copperheads," the "eyes and ears" of area Confederate forces, was severely wounded in action. Forced to retreat, Confederates burned Princeton.
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HM NumberHMSA6
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByWest Virginia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans and West Virginia Archives & History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 11:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 490373 N 4153647
Decimal Degrees37.52975000, -81.10895000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.785', W 81° 6.537'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 47.10" N, 81° 6' 32.22" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19138 Beckley Rd, Camp Creek WV 25820, US
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