Battle of Rich Mountain!

*Civil War: July 11, 1861 Battle of Rich Mountain*

Battle Location:

This battle was located in Rich Mountain, Randolph County,(West) Virginia.

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On July 11, 1861.

::Purpose of the Battle::

The purpose of the Battle of Rich Mountain was to separate the state of Virginia. The state voted for secession on West Virginians. The West Virginians began to campaign for their own separate state. So by the orders of the state, the Union Army prepared for Battle on the Rich Mountain. The war broke the state of Virginia apart. The massive plantations in the south and east needed their slaves and were all for secession.

Who won and lost:

Union made victory and Confederate lost the Rich Mountain Battle.

:,( Tear -> Deaths:

~Number of deaths~

Union Troops:60 Confederate Troops:170

*Important People!*


Union: George B. McClellan, William S. Rosecrans, and President Abraham Lincoln.

Confederate: Robert S. Garnett and John Pegram.

..Weapons list.. * Boom*

  • Handguns
  • Hand Grenade
  • Machine Gun
  • Rapid Fire weapons
  • Rifles
  • Swords
  • Rifled Muskets


  • Horses
  • Ambulance with springs
  • A mule train
  • Wagons

~Medical Care~

They had Hospital tents!

Living Conditions -_-

Living Conditions unknown, but it was during the Summer in July 11, 1861! Since the war took about 12 hours.

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