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Philippi Covered Bridge

Barbour County


Philippi Covered Bridge




N 39 09.18

N 80 02.59


built in 1852


Double Web Town Lattice


304 feet long




On the morning of June 3, 1861, Union troops charged down the hill
crossed over this covered bridge in the first land battle of the Civil War



Campaign Leaders



Railroad Station

the rail line the Union troops were trying to capture


railroad tie nails


Confederate Retreat

















Barbour County Courthouse


war memorial



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