Battle of Carnifex 150th Anniversary

On September 10, 1861, Union and Confederate troops fought atop Carnifex Ferry in a battle pivotal to the withdrawal of rebel forces from what is now West Virginia. This weekend, the Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, in Nicholas County, commemorates the 150th anniversary of the conflict. Clark Davis has this report, centered on the annual reenactment in 2009.

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