Civil War  |  Historic Site

Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

West Virginia

683 Droop Park Road
Hillsboro, WV 24946

Droop Mountain Battlefield is the site of one of West Virginia's largest and last important Civil War battles. The battle was fought on November 6, 1863 between the Union army of Gen. William Averell and the Confederate army of Gen. John Echols. Echols's army was pushed south into Virginia and never regained control of southeastern West Virginia.