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Civil War
Heritage Site

Philippi Historic District

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108 North Main Street
Philippi, WV 26416
Website: http://www.philippi.org/citysite/

 

Philippi, West Virginia, was the site of the first land battle of the Civil War on June 3, 1861. It was the site of the first amputation of the Civil War caused by enemy fire. Philippi is home to many historic sites, as well as a historical museum containing Civil War-era artifacts.