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battle at Carnifex Ferry

Dallas B. Shaffer

battle at Carnifex Ferry

by Dallas B. Shaffer

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Published by State of West Virginia, Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation in [Charleston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carnifex Ferry, Battle of W. Va., 1861.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dallas B. Shaffer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE472.6 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5564140M
    LC Control Number67065492

    On the afternoon of Septem he advanced against Brig. Gen. John Floyd's camps at Carnifex Ferry. Darkness halted several hours' fighting. The strength of the Union artillery convinced Floyd to retreat during the night. Map Map of the battle field of Carnifex Ferry, Gauley River, West Va., Sept. 10th United States forces commanded by Brig. Gen. W.S. Rosecrans.

    Nestled on the rim of the Gauley River Canyon near Summersville, West Virginia, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park is an important Civil War battle site. On Septem , Union troops led by Brigadier General William S. Rosecrans engaged the Confederates and forced them to evacuate an entrenched position on the Henry Patterson Farm which [ ]Location: Carnifex Ferry Crossing, Summersville, , West Virginia.   The Battle of Carnifex Ferry took place in Nicholas County, Virginia (now West Virginia) on Septem The battle was part of the Operations in Western Virginia Campaign, during the American Civil War. A Union force of 7, men, commanded by Brigadier General William S. Rosecrans, attacked 2, Confederate defenders, commanded by Brigadier General John B. Floyd, .

    Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, Summersville, West Virginia. likes. Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park is an American Civil War battle site /5(). The Charleston area first experienced Civil War hostilities during the September campaign that culminated in a Union victory at the Battle of Carnifex Ferry on the Gauley River in Nicholas County. Federal forces controlled the region until the following summer, when the Confederacy made plans to recover the Kanawha Valley after General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s successful.


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The highly sought after and rare book on the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, September Blood by Terry Lowry is available again, after being out of print for almost 25 years.

To celebrate the th anniversary of this important early battle of the Civil War, Quarrier Press has reprinted a small number of this well-researched and highly entertaining book/5(5). The highly sought after and rare book on the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, September Blood by Terry Lowry is available battle at Carnifex Ferry book, after being out of print for almost 25 years.

To celebrate the th anniversary of this important early battle of the Civil War, Quarrier Press has reprinted a small number of this well-researched and highly entertaining book. This is a short account of a small but important battle in West Virginia in during the Civil War.

West Virginia was still part of Virginia but the movement to separate it was gathering strength. This battle helped guard the approach to Wheeling where the convention to /5. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates: illustrations ; 26 cm: Responsibility: by Terry Lowry.

CAMP SCOTT, NEAR CARNIFEX FERRY, Gauley River, Nicholas Co., Va., Sept. 12, A succinot account of the battle of Carnifex Ferry, on the 10th inst.; the retreat of FLOYD and his Army; the.

The Battle of Carnifex Ferry. by Roy Bird Cook. The battle of Carnifex Ferry, fought onTuesday, Septemin theopening days of the Civil War, may be saidto have had a profound influence upon subsequent political and military history inWest(ern) Virginia.

The little town ofSummersville, resting on the old Westonand Gauley Turnpike, was then, as now,the county capital of Nicholas. It is part of the Civil War Discovery Trail, which links more than historical sites in 16 states, and commemorates the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, a major Union victory that led to the eventual Confederate withdrawal from western Virginia.

Thunder on the Gauley, The Battle of Carnifex Ferry. The Battle of Carnifex Ferry is a living history event recalling the Septem event. Various living history demonstrations depicting Civil War military life are scheduled over the course of two Date:   This feature is not available right now.

Please try again later. The highly sought after and rare book on the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, September Blood by Terry Lowry is available again, after being out of print for almost 25 years.

To celebrate the th anniversary of this important early battle of the Civil War, Quarrier Press has reprinted a small number of this well-researched and highly entertaining book. Battle of Carnifex Ferry 10 SeptSummersville, West Virginia. likes 5 talking about this.

On the morning of SeptemGeneral William S. Rosecran’s Union Army of about men Followers:   Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park. This web link was published by the West Virginia, Division of Natural Resources. (Submitted on Jby Dale K.

Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 3. The Battle of Carnifex Ferry. This web link is provided. Battle of Carnifex Ferry, 10 Septemberthe last significant fighting in the Kanawha Valley of West Virginia in Battle of Carnifex Ferry, 10 September Home - Book Shop - Wars - Battles - Biographies - Timeline - Weapons - Blog - Full Index - Subjects - Concepts - Country - Documents.

Floyd encamped his force of approximately 2, men at Carnifex Ferry. It was an ideal location as it commanded the heights overlooking the river and allowed him to control the ferry crossing of the Gauley river.

Battle of Carnifex Ferrry Septem Citation: By Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clough Buel (Book authors). The major feature on the Carnifex Ferry battlefield is the still-standing William Patterson House.

It bears the marks of small arms and artillery fire from Plan of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, West Virginia. Summary Carnifex Ferry is located on the Gauley River east of the town of Gauley Bridge.

Floyd's Confederate forces are positioned with their backs to the Gauley River, and the Union is shown attacking chiefly in the center and on the left. Contributor Names.

The long awaited pictures from the reenactment of the Battle Of Carnifex Ferry are finally done. Tonight's post is going to be more about the pictures themselves than the history.

However, I do want to encourage you to Read more the battle here. I also want to encourage everyone to get involved with keeping history. The intro/exit sound is from: The "Battle Cry of Freedom" is a song written in by American composer George Frederick Root () during the American Civil War.

Carnifex Ferry order of battle From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The following Union Army and Confederate Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Carnifex Ferry of the American Civil War on Septemin Nicholas County, Virginia (now West Virginia).

Hotels near Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park: ( mi) Carnifex Ferry Cabins ( mi) Country Road Cabins ( mi) La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Summersville ( mi) Quality Inn ( mi) Hampton Inn Summersville; View all hotels near Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park on Tripadvisor/5(67).

In October, just after the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, there was a vote in areas controlled by federal forces to decide whether to create a new state. The favorable vote was a key step in the formation of West Virginia. A loss at Carnifex Ferry and Confederate occupation of the Kanawha Valley might have changed that vote.

The Battle of Carnifex Ferry Military, West Virginia Septem Comments: 4 Septem – Federals led by Brigadier General William S.

Rosecrans won a minor victory that strengthened their foothold in western Virginia.The Battle of Carnifex Ferry took place years ago today, shaping West Virginia and in a small part, through those connected to the battle, the United States.