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Cotton Hill

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Cotton Hill, in Fayette County, west of Fayetteville, West Virginia, rises to more than 2,000 feet along the southern flank of the New River Gorge. Though not a prominent feature on the landscape, the hill figured locally during the Civil War. Local legend maintains a brass cannon was hidden in a cleft on the hill by Confederate troops withdrawing from an outpost overlooking the river at Gauley Bridge, WV.


See also: New River Travel Guide


Topo Map of summit on Cotton Hill