The "Battle of Riverton"

The "Battle of Riverton" (HMXJD)

Location: Riverton, WV 26814 Pendleton County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 44.58', W 79° 26.142'

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First Union Raid into Pendleton County

At 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
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 635947 N 4289419
Decimal Degrees38.74300000, -79.43570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 44.58', W 79° 26.142'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 44' 34.80" N, 79° 26' 8.52" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5946-6038 Co Rte 9, Riverton WV 26814, US
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