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Rosser’s Raid on Beverly: One Last Frolic for the Confederacy

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex Lecture Series: As ice and snow gripped the Alleghenies in January 1865, Confederate General Tom Rosser launched a raid on the Union depot at Beverly, Randolph County, West Virginia. Surprising the Yankees after a late-night dance, Rosser's raiders plundered the town and carried off twice their number in prisoners. Archaeology aids in revealing this tragicomic tale.

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Date:
September 29, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Grave Creek Mound
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304-843-4128
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Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex
801 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, WEST VIRGINIA 26041 United States + Google Map
Phone:
304-843-4128
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