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Historical Markers in Blues Beach, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Hampshire County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Hampshire County, WV (76) Grant County, WV (32) Hardy County, WV (43) Mineral County, WV (65) Morgan County, WV (109) Allegany County, MD (292) Frederick County, VA (209)  HampshireCounty(76) Hampshire County (76)  GrantCounty(32) Grant County (32)  HardyCounty(43) Hardy County (43)  MineralCounty(65) Mineral County (65)  MorganCounty(109) Morgan County (109)  AlleganyCountyMaryland(292) Allegany County (292)  FrederickCountyVirginia(209) Frederick County (209)
Romney is the county seat for Hampshire County
Blues Beach is in Hampshire County
      Hampshire County (76)  
ADJACENT TO HAMPSHIRE COUNTY
      Grant County (32)  
      Hardy County (43)  
      Mineral County (65)  
      Morgan County (109)  
      Allegany County, Maryland (292)  
      Frederick County, Virginia (209)  
 
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1West Virginia (Hampshire County), Blues Beach — Camp WashingtonStrategic Position
In 1861, during the early part of the Civil War, Union Gen. Benjamin F. Kelley established Camp Washington here on the Washington Bottom Farm to secure the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in this area. Located between Romney and Cumberland, Maryland, . . . Map (db m81398) HM
2West Virginia (Hampshire County), Blues Beach — Wire Bridge EngagementFederal Attack on Romney
On October 24, 1861, Union Gen. Winfield Scott ordered Gen. Benjamin F. Kelley to strengthen his position at New Creek Station (present-day Keyser) on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and then march to Romney and occupy the town. Situated on the . . . Map (db m81399) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Sep. 27, 2022