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White Sulphur Springs in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dry Creek Battle

 
 
Dry Creek Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 27, 2009
1. Dry Creek Battle Marker
Inscription. A two-day encounter, Aug. 26-27, 1863, between Gen. Sam Jones' Confederates and Gen. W. W. Averell's Federals. Action is also known as Howard's Creek, White Sulphur Springs and Rocky Gap. Losses: 350.
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 37° 48.135′ N, 80° 17.128′ W. Marker is in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main St. (U.S. 60) and West Virginia Route 92, on the right when traveling west on East Main St.. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Main Street, White Sulphur Springs WV 24986, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Oakhurst" Golf Club (here, next to this marker); The Battle of White Sulphur (within shouting distance of this marker); White Sulphur (approx. 1.5 miles away); Kate's Mountain (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Old White (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Greenbrier Clinic and Project Greek Island (approx. 1.7 miles away); President's Cottage (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Springhouse (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in White Sulphur Springs.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Dry Creek image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 27, 2009
2. Dry Creek
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,501 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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