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By C. Stephen Badgley

ISBN-10: 1456456466

ISBN-13: 9781456456467

was once the “Shot heard around the international” at Lexington truly an echo from the lightly rolling hills round the confluence of the nice Kanawha and Ohio Rivers? used to be the conflict of aspect friendly really the 1st conflict of the yank Revolution?

at first of the 20 th century, in the course of the tireless efforts of Mrs. Livia Nye Simpson Poffenbarger, the conflict website, the monuments and the popularity through congress that this was once a ”battle of the Revolution” have been secured. If it used to be certainly a conflict of the Revolution, then it used to be the 1st because it happened six months earlier than the struggle at Lexington.

Her adversary at the thought of it being a conflict of the Revolution was once Virgil Anson Lewis, famous Historian and Archivist for the nation of West Virginia and a former proponent of the speculation. either Poffenbarger and Lewis wrote books in this debatable topic and those books are either provided whole during this quantity.

The writer has supplied a few very fascinating, concept scary proof and speculations so that you can reflect on as you think about the works of those adversaries and shape your personal opinion as to if this conflict used to be the 1st of the yank Revolution.

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