Bulltown / Bulltown Battle

Bulltown / Bulltown Battle (HMORI)

Location: Flatwoods, WV 26621 Braxton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 47.172', W 80° 33.909'

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Important point in plan of Washington to establish water transportation to West. Salt was made here as early as 1792. Attack of whites in 1772 upon Captain Bull's Indian village here was among the causes of Dunmore's War.
Bulltown Battle
On October 13, 1863, a force of 400 Union troops under Captain W. H. Mattingly, entrenched on the hills to the northeast, repulsed attack of Confederate forces under Colonel W. L. Jackson. Jackson retreated after some loss into Pocahontas County.
Year Placed2002
Placed ByWest Virginia Division of Archives and History
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 4:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 537767 N 4293141
Decimal Degrees38.78620000, -80.56515000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.172', W 80° 33.909'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 10.32" N, 80° 33' 54.54" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2687 Gauley Turnpike, Flatwoods WV 26621, US
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