Grafton to Camp Allegheny Tour / 206Elkwater
Photo by Linda Walcroft
May 2007

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Lecture at Elkwater, WV
Elkwater hills
CAMP ELKWATER, Site of Union Fort on Huttonsville Turnpike

In September 1861, Confederate troops under General R.E. Lee skirmished with Union soldiers posted here. Near here was killed Lt. Colonel John A. Washington (CSA), great-grandnephew of President George Washington.