Blue and Gray / Travelers' Repose

Blue and Gray / Travelers' Repose (HMMRK)

Location: Bartow, WV 24920 Pocahontas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 32.28', W 79° 46.411'

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Blue and Gray
Near here was Camp Bartow, fortified by Confederates in 1861. At Greenbrier Bridge, an artillery duel was fought, Oct. 3, 1861. Battle of Allegheny (8 Mi.E.) was fought, Dec. 13, 1861, between armies of Gen. W.L. Jackson and Gen. R.L. Milroy.

"Travelers' Repose"
Made famous in novels of Hergesheimer, Bierce, and others. This is the country of "Tol'able David." On the neighboring hills are the Confederate trenches that guarded their camp in 1861, near which several battles were fought.
Year Placed1974
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 7:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 606892 N 4266222
Decimal Degrees38.53800000, -79.77351667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 32.28', W 79° 46.411'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 32' 16.80" N, 79° 46' 24.66" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 Co Rte 3, Bartow WV 24920, US
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