A Key to Victory
— The First Campaign —On the nearby heights, Confederate General Robert Garnett's Army of Northwestern Virginia built fortifications to defend the Beverly-Fairmont Turnpike in June 1861. Many received their baptism of fire here as Garnett's 4,000 Confederates skirmished with an equal force under General Thomas A. Morris on July 7-11, 1861.
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|Date Added||Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 12:00pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 592075 N 4319935|
|Decimal Degrees||39.02361667, -79.93633333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 1.417', W 79° 56.18'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 1' 25.02" N, 79° 56' 10.80" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5 Watkins St, Belington WV 26250, US|
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