"Battle" of Riverton

"Battle" of Riverton (HM1QYP)

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

N 38° 44.48', W 79° 26.142'

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March 2nd 1862

— First Union Raid into Pendleton County —

At this site, Confederate infantry along with two units of cavalry engaged Union forces numbering close forty. In the skirmish that resulted, Union troops rallied: forcing the Confederates from the field. Two local, Perry Bland and Thomas Powers were killed.
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Date Added Monday, March 7th, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 635950 N 4289234
Decimal Degrees38.74133333, -79.43570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 44.48', W 79° 26.142'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 44' 28.8" N, 79° 26' 8.52" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Rte 9, Riverton WV 26814, US
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