Few People Know That A Civil War Battle Took Place In This West Virginia Town

Shepherdstown, Philipi, Harpers Ferry… these are many of the places most associated with battles during the War Between the States. But there’s another significant campaign that was waged in West Virginia – and the location, and its outcome, may surprise you.

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Keep reading about West Virginia’s involvement in the Civil War in this previous article about a battle that nearly destroyed an entire town.