Re: Where was Fort Riddell?
best I could find:
" Ruddell's Fort (Riddle's) built in 1755 on Lost River (Hardy county);"
The Southern States of America
The History of West Virginia - Chapter I
"Fierce battles were waged in the vicinity of Fort Edwards, Fort Riddle and Fort Pleasant; bloody massacres occurred at Fort Upper Tract and Fort Seybert, and many a West Virginia family became victims of savage barbarity"
NAMES, LOCATIONS, & DATE OF ESTABLISHMENT OF FORTS IN WEST VIRGINIA
This was a small stockade fort on Lost River, in Lost River District,
Hardy County.Near it a fierce and bloody battle was fought between
a body of fifty Indians and a company of Virginia frontiersmen under
Captain Jeremiah Smith."