Engagement at Ravenswood

The Engagement at Ravenswood was fought on Wednesday, July 3, 1861 between Confederate forces commanded by Capt. Obadiah Jennings Wise and Union forces commanded by Col. Jesse S. Norton in present-day Jackson County, West Virginia.

Primary Sources


The Union Army: A History of Military Affairs in the Loyal States 1861-65, Vol. II. Madison: Federal Publishing Company, 1908.

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