Grafton to Camp Allegheny Tour / 073LaurelHill
Photo by Linda Walcroft
May 2007

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Lecture at Laurel Hill near Belington, WV
Laurel Hill Park
Outdoor lecture
Laurel Hill was the site of Garnett's camp

On July 7, 1861, Union forces under Thomas Morris attacked Garnett's position here. Sometimes called the "Battle of Belington," skirmishing here resulted in a dozen or so casualties. On July 11, Garnett withdrew under cover of darkness.

Link: Battle of Laurel Hill, Location