First Union Raid into Pendleton CountyAt this site on March 2nd, 1862, Union forces numbering forty were attacked by local Confederate infantry and two units of cavalry. In the skirmish that resulted, Union troops rallied forcing the Confederates from the field. Two local men, Perry Bland and Thomas Powers were killed in the battle.
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|Date Added||Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 2:46pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 635947 N 4289419|
|Decimal Degrees||38.74300000, -79.43570000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 44.58', W 79° 26.142'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 44' 34.80" N, 79° 26' 8.52" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5946-6038 Co Rte 9, Riverton WV 26814, US|
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