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Camp Bartow and the Battle of Greenbrier River
 
Contemporary Diagram of the Battlefield image, Touch for more information
By Craig Swain, July 10, 2010
Contemporary Diagram of the Battlefield
West Virginia (Pocahontas County), Bartow — Camp Bartow Battle of Greenbrier River The First Campaign —
In August 1861, Confederate soldiers under Gen. Henry R. Jackson of Georgia erected Camp Bartow here. Fortifications on these hills guarded a disputed "middle ground" between Union and Confederate forces on the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike. The . . . — Map (db m34168) HM
West Virginia (Pocahontas County), Bartow — Travellers Repose First Respite on a Rugged Road
Travellers Repose was the first stage stop west of Allegheny. Andrew Yeager, son of pioneer John Yeager, built the first Travellers Repose here on the upper Greenbrier River. Mail delivery along the length of the pike was contracted in 1847, and . . . — Map (db m34167) HM
West Virginia (Pocahontas County), Bartow — Blue and Gray / Travelers' Repose
Blue and GrayNear here was Camp Bartow, fortified by Confederates in 1861. At Greenbrier Bridge, an artillery duel was fought, Oct. 3, 1861. Battle of Allegheny (8 Mi.E.) was fought, Dec. 13, 1861, between armies of Gen. W.L. Jackson and Gen. . . . — Map (db m34076) HM

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