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Carnifex Ferry Battlefield

Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

Along the Gauley River Canyon near Summerville, West Virginia, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park is where the Battle of Carnifex Ferry took place on September 10, 1861.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1974, this 156-acre park features the Patterson House Museum, views of the Gauley River, hiking trails, and picnic facilities.

Related Battles

Nicholas, WV | September 10, 1861
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
250
Union
158
Confed.
30