The Battle of Rich Mountain. by Jack Zinn

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Published by McClain Print. Co. in Parsons, W. Va .

Written in English

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  • Rich Mountain, Battle of, W. Va., 1861.

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Bibliography: p. 44.

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LC ClassificationsE472.17 .Z5
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5317422M
ISBN 100870120948
LC Control Number72152064
OCLC/WorldCa139410

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Jack Zinn's The Battle of Rich Mountain (Parsons, WV: McClain Printing Co., (OP). 51, maps, notes, biblio) is a modest pamphlet that relies on few primary sources beyond official gh footnoted, the publication appears to be directed toward the tourist and general reader audience.

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In the early days of the American Civil War, control of transportation routes through western Virginia was a strategic goal of both Union and Confederate planners. Following their hasty retreat from Philippi in June ofConfederate troops under the command of Gen. Robert S. Garnett fortified two key passes.

The more southerly of these, Camp Garnett, consisted. Battle Of The Mountains book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A retelling of a Māori legend that describes how Taranaki ba 4/5(4). The following is the organization of the Union and Confederate forces engaged at the Battle of Rich Mountain, during the American Civil War in Contents 1 Abbreviations used.

Meanwhile, Don Chafin had his 3, person army dig in along roughly ten miles of the ridge line around Blair Mountain. The miners reached Blair Mountain on Aug and the first fighting started on August The battle was only halted when three regiments of federal troops were sent to the area and both sides laid down their arms peaceably.

We The Battle of Rich Mountain. book high above Rich Mountain in West Virginia covering one of the earliest battles of the American Civil War. The Battle of Rich Mountain, fought on July.

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The Federals pursued, and, during fighting at Corrick’s Ford on J Garnett was killed. On J McClellan was ordered to Washington, and Rosecrans assumed command of Union forces in western Virginia.

The Union victory at Rich Mountain was instrumental in propelling McClellan to command of the Army of the Potomac. Non-profit volunteer preservation organization commemorates the historic American Civil War Battle of Rich Mountain. Includes news and events. In the upper right is a drawing depicting the Battle of Rich Mountain, J On the lower left is a newspaper headline with the caption, General McClellan's electrifying telegrams of victory made him a star - the North's first battlefield hero, leading to.

A running battle occurred along Shaver’s Fork of the Cheat River during which Garnett was slain by Federal troops. Lee’s Promotion to Full General. Following the Battle of Rich Mountain, President Abraham Lincoln summoned McClellan to Washington.

On July 26 Lincoln offered McClellan command of the Army of the Potomac, which the general. Battle Of Rich Mountain Summary: The Battle of Rich Mountain was one of the early battles of the civil war. It took place on Jnear Rich Mountain in Randolph County, Virginia, which is currently part of W.

Virginia. Camp Garnett and vicinity, Rich Mountain, Randolph Co., Va. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H70 Relief shown by form lines. Shows encampments and troop movements of Confederate and Union forces at the battle of Rich Mountain.

Similar to the map. The Federals pursued, and, during fighting at Corrick’s Ford on J Garnett was killed. On J McClellan was ordered to Washington, and Rosecrans assumed command of Union forces in western Virginia. Union victory at Rich Mountain was instrumental in propelling McClellan to command of the Army of the Potomac.

Results: Union victory. [Sketch of the battle of Rich Mountain, July]. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, Pen-and-ink on blue paper, with pencil annotation, mounted between transparent paper.

The Battle of Rich Mountain took place on Jin Randolph County, Virginia (now West Virginia) as part of the Operations in Western Virginia Campaign during the American Civil War. Some of the Confederates involved in the Rich Mountain battle escaped across Cheat Mountain by way of Huttonsville.

They made their way to safety before McClellan seized Beverly. First was William Scott and his 44 th Virginia infantry, then Nat Tyler with part of Pegram’s command, followed by Jed Hotchkiss with fifty men who had led the.

The Battle of Rich Mountain. You are viewing an original Civil War illustration of the Battle of Rich Mountain, Virginia. It is an original leaf from an edition of Harper's Weekly, the most popular illustrated newspaper of the day.

Note that this is not a reprint, and I absolutely guarantee its authenticity. But the bit of history that’s best known is the Civil War Battle of Rich Mountain. Well, I couldn’t leave that out altogether could I.

So I worked it in as a part of a fictional annual pageant put on by the children of the town during the annual fair. It’s a pretty great story–here’s the short of it from the book.

The Battle of Rich Mountain engages the Confederates while they are split in two. In terms of manpower it is not a fair battle, with 2, Union troops against Rebels. The Confederate forces fight hard and hold off the Union for more than two hours at the Rich Mountain pass with only a.

This is a reprint of a short paper delivered to a Civil War veterans group by Major General J. Warren Keifer, U.S.V., containing his reminiscences of the Battle of Rich Mountain (West Virginia). The style is conversational and good-humored.4/5(2).

We ended up at Rich Mountain Battlefield by accident when going home from a weekend in Buckhannon, WV and we were very glad we did. This is a beautiful spot - the mountains with all the fall colored leaves are gorgeous. This is an interesting Civil War site with several historical markers telling the story of the battle that took place here 4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Battle of Rich Mountain. In June ofMajor General George B. McClellan was given command of the Union forces located in western Virginia. After defeating the Confederates at Philippi, McClellan moved his brigades (mostly consisting of troops from Indiana and Ohio) south, wanting to meet up with the Confederate Lt.

Col. John Pegram’s troops. Battle of Rich Mountain The enemy had been at work for about one month on the fortification at the foot of the mountain, and it seems to me that it was almost impregnable. However, the German regiments in reconnoitring went straight up to the work, and some climbed up on it before the enemy were aware of it.

Memorial for THE BATTLE OF RICH MOUNTAIN at - In one of the earliest engagements of the Civil War, Union regiments under the command of General George B. McClellan attacked and defeated Confederate troops defending a strategic mountain pass on the Staunton-Parkersburg Pike.

'BATTLE OF RICH MOUNTAIN' (printed below image). Print taken from a book titled 'History of the War for the Union' by E. Duyckinck and illustrated by Alonzo Chappel. The book was published in New York by Johnson, Fry and Company.

Title: 'Battle of Rich Mountain.'. The Battle of Rich Mountain took place on Jin Randolph County, Virginia (now West Virginia) as part of the Operations in Western Virginia Campaign during the American Civil War.

Contents[show] Background Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan assumed command of Union forces in western Virginia in June On J he moved his divisions from Clarksburg south against Lt. The Battle of Rich Mountain was fought J Despite the relatively small number of troops involved, the battle had two important results.

First, the victor, General McClellan, would be given command of the Army of the Potomac for the next two years. More significantly for our state’s history, trans-Allegheny Virginia was to all. Battle of Rich Mountain, 12 Julythe first real battle of the Civil War in West Virginia and a Union victory Home - Book Shop - Wars - Battles - Biographies - Timeline - Weapons - Blog - Full Index - Subjects - Concepts - Country - Documents - Pictures & Maps.

At Rich Mountain, the lynchpin battle of his Western Virginia Campaign, George B. McClellan conceived of and then directed a picture-perfect flanking operation around the Confederates who, having first been forced to evacuate their position in total disarray, were then compelled to surrender the following day upon being surrounded by McClellan.

Of the engagements in this initial Civil War campaign, not one exceeded in military or political significance the battle of Rich Mountain on J This subject is reintroduced because the battle figured prominently in national Civil War developments, and because of its significance both in an experiment in reconstruction at Wheeling.

Media in category "Battle of Rich Mountain" The following 10 files are in this category, out of 10 total. Battle of Rich Mountain-Camp 2, × 1,; MB. A couple of years ago, my family and I decided to go to rich mountain battle field located in Beverly West Virginia. When we arrived, we knew of all the stories that everyone told about the place being haunted, but the only time that you would experience any paranormal activity would be at night.

On JUnion troops under General George B. McClellan score another major victory in the struggle for western Virginia at the Battle of Rich Mountain. Rich Mountain Civil War battle summary. Rich Mountain.

Other Names: None Location: Randolph County Campaign: Operations in Western Virginia (June-December ) Date(s): J Principal Commanders: Maj.

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Illustration showing a scene from the Battle of Rich Mountain showing Union forces on the attack, in Beverly Pike, Virginia, J Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images.With strong detachment from the Nineteenth Ohio, the Eighth, Tenth, and Thirteenth Indiana, and Burdsal's cavalry, amounting to 1, rank and file, I set out at 5 a.

m. of the 11th, and by a circuitous route, through a trackless mountain forest, reached the Beverly road at the top of Rich Mountain, where I found the enemy advised of my.Up in the Mountain. In the early morning of J Brigadier General William S.

Rosecrans with almost 2, men, set out with young Hart up the mountain. They struggled through the dense woods, delayed by missed directions and drenched by rain. About pm on J the Federal column encountered enemy skirmishers on top of Rich Mountain.

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