Jones-Imboden Raid

April 29, 1863: Largest Civil War Battle in Present Day Northern West Virginia Occurs in Fairmont

On April 29, 1863, the largest Civil War battle in present northern West Virginia occurred at Fairmont. It was part of the Jones-Imboden Raid. In the…

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April 25, 1863: Confederate Soldiers Advance Through Greenland Gap

On April 25, 1863, about 1,500 Confederate soldiers under General William “Grumble” Jones advanced through Greenland Gap, a scenic 820-foot-deep pass in…

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