Tempest on the TurnpikeUnion and Confederate forces clashed along the Beverly-Fairmont Turnpike (the narrow paved road in the foreground) on July 7-11, 1861. Union General Morris was ordered to "amuse" General Garnett at Laurel Hill - to make him believe the main attack would come here. Meanwhile, Major General George McClellan flanked the Confederates 20 miles south at Rich Mountain.
|Series||This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 2:14am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 594022 N 4318326|
|Decimal Degrees||39.00891667, -79.91406667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 0.535', W 79° 54.844'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 0' 32.10" N, 79° 54' 50.64" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 44 Unnamed Road, Belington WV 26250, US|
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