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Beverly in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Welcome to Rich Mountain Battlefield

 
 
Welcome to Rich Mountain Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 23, 2018
1. Welcome to Rich Mountain Battlefield Marker
Inscription.  The Hart Farm was the site of a decisive victory by forces under Union General George B. McClellan on July 11, 1861.

Enjoy the interpretive markers and walking trails here at the battlefield and at Camp Garnett, which is 1½ miles west along the old Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 11, 1861.
 
Location. 38° 51.967′ N, 79° 56.067′ W. Marker has been reported damaged. Marker is in Beverly, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is on Rich Mountain Road (County Route 37/8) 5 miles west of Seneca Trail (U.S. 250), on the right when traveling east. On the grounds of the Rich Mountain Battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beverly WV 26253, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Rich Mountain (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Rich Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stable Yard (within shouting distance of this marker); General William S. Rosecrans (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle Of Rich Mountain

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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Hart House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rich Mountain / Hart House (about 300 feet away); Site of Old Hart House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beverly.
 
Welcome to Rich Mountain Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 23, 2018
2. Welcome to Rich Mountain Battlefield Marker
Welcome to Rich Mountain Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 23, 2018
3. Welcome to Rich Mountain Battlefield Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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