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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1781/00/00 Joseph Cloyd Home In 1781, 246 acres at Back Creek are surveyed for Joseph Cloyd, and a year later, he will acquired another 730 acres "on thesun shiny ridget" in Montgomery County. A two-story ell residence with a rubble limestone basement will be built.
1833/00/00 Joseph Cloyd Died By the time of his death, Joseph Cloyd has amassed 1870 acres on Back Creek, which he leaves to his son David, who will pass it on to his son James (1828-1892).
1864/05/09 Rutherford B Hayes Union commander The Union is victorious at Cloyd's Mountain. The battle last about an hour but resulted in over 1200 casualties out of 8400 combatants. The Union lost 688 men, about 10 percent of their force while the Confederates lost 538, 23 percent of their total forc Battle for the New River Bridge
1864/05/09 William McKinley Union commander The Union is victorious at Cloyd's Mountain. The battle last about an hour but resulted in over 1200 casualties out of 8400 combatants. The Union lost 688 men, about 10 percent of their force while the Confederates lost 538, 23 percent of their total forc Battle for the New River Bridge
1864/05/09 Albert Gallatin Jenkins Confederate Commander Albert G Jenkins is mortally wounded and captured during the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain. A Union surgeon amputates Jenkins' arm. Battle for the New River Bridge
1864/05/09 George R Crook Union commander James Cloyd house serves as a hospital and as the headquarters for General Crook Battle for the New River Bridge

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Particulars for Back Creek Farm, Cloyd:
Historic Use Agricultural outbuildings
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Building Type Barn
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Early republic
Material Limestone
Structure Design Pennsylvania bank barn
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Level of Significance State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 75002032
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Early republic
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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