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HISTORY OF SUMMERSVILLE

CIVIL WAR HISTORY

The Battle of Carnifex
Ferry resulted in West
Virginia proceeding
to statehood without
serious threat from
the Confederates.

an entrenched position on the Henry
Patterson Farm which overlooked Carnifex Ferry. The Confederate commander, Brigadier General John B. Floyd,
retreated across the ferry to the south
side of the Gauley River and on eastward

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estled on the rim of the Gauley
River Canyon near Summersville, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield
State Park is an important Civil War
battle site. On September 10, 1861
Union troops led by Brigadier General
William S. Rosecrans engaged the Confederates and forced them to evacuate

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