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Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Kanawha Riflemen
1861-1865
 
Kanawha Riflemen Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, October 3, 2009
1. Kanawha Riflemen Marker
 
Inscription.
This memorial erected by
the Kanawha Riflemen Chapter
United Daughters of
the Confederacy
in honor of
the Kanawha Riflemen

First organization of the company 1856
Capt. George S. Patton ∙ First Lieut. Andrew Moore ∙ Second Lieut. Nicholas Fitzhugh ∙ Third Lieut. Henry D. Ruffner

Second organization 1858
Capt. David L. Ruffner ∙ First Lieut. Richard Q. Laidley ∙ Second Lieut. Gay Carr ∙ Third Lieut. John P. Donaldson

Third organization 1861
Capt. Richard Q. Laidley ∙ First Lieut. John P. Donaldson ∙ Second Lieut. Henry W. Rand ∙ Third Lieut. Alanson Arnold

Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates
Arnold, E.S. ∙ Barton, Norman ∙ Blaine, Charles ∙ Boswell, Martin ∙ Bradford, Henry ∙ Brodt, J.T. ∙ Broun, Jo. M. ∙ Broun, Thos. L. ∙ Brown, J. Alliene ∙ Cabell, H. Clay ∙ Caldwell, William ∙ Carr, Gay ∙ Carr, John O. ∙ Chambers, John ∙ Chewning, Charles ∙ Clarkson, A.Q. ∙ Cook, Walton ∙ Cox, Frank ∙ Cushman, William ∙ DeGruyter, M.F. ∙ Doddridge, J.E. Jr. ∙ Doddridge, Philip ∙ Fry, James J. Jr. ∙ Grant, Thomas T. ∙ Hale, John P. ∙ Hansford, Carroll M. ∙
 
Kanawha Riflemen Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, October 3, 2009
2. Kanawha Riflemen Marker
 
Hare, Robert ∙ Hopkins, J. ∙ Lewis, James F. ∙ Lewis, Joel S. ∙ Lewis, John ∙ McClelland, Robert ∙ McFarland, Henry D. ∙ McMullen, John ∙ McQueen, Archibald ∙ Malone, William ∙ Mathews, John ∙ Miller, H. ∙ Miller, Samuel A. ∙ Noyes, Benjamin ∙ Noyes, Frank ∙ Noyes, James B. ∙ Noyes, James B. Jr. ∙ Noyes, John ∙ Noyes, William ∙ Parks, Bushrod ∙ Parks, Creed ∙ Patrick, A.S. Dr. ∙ Patrick, John ∙ Quarrier, Joel S. ∙ Quarrier, Monroe ∙ Quarrier, William A. ∙ Rand, Noyes ∙ Read, Fred M. ∙ Reynolds, Fenton M. ∙ Reynolds, William ∙ Roberts, Thomas ∙ Ruby, Edward ∙ Ruby, John C. ∙ Ruffner, Andrew L. ∙ Ruffner, Daniel Jr. ∙ Ruffner, David L. ∙ Ruffner, Joel Jr. ∙ Ruffner, Meredith P. ∙ Rundle, John ∙ Shrewsbury, Andrew ∙ Shrewsbury, Joel ∙ Singleton, Albert ∙ Smith, Isaac Noyes ∙ Smith, Thomas ∙ Smithers, David ∙ Snyder, W.B. ∙ Spessard, Jacob ∙ Summers, George W. Jr. ∙ Summers, William S. ∙ Swann, John S. ∙ Swann, Thomas B. ∙ Teays, Stephen T. ∙ Thompson, Cameron L. ∙ Thompson, Thornton ∙ Turner, Benjamin F. ∙ Watkins, Joseph F. ∙ Wehrle, Meinhart ∙
 
Ruffner Memorial Park Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, October 3, 2009
3. Ruffner Memorial Park
 
Welch, George L. ∙ Welch, James ∙ Welch, Levi ∙ Wilson, Henry ∙ Wilson, W.A.

William Armistead, colored cook, faithful during the war

Dedicated to those who served
in the Confederate Army

 
Erected by Kanawha Riflemen Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 38° 20.283′ N, 81° 37.212′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is on Kanawha Boulevard 0.1 miles west of Elizabeth Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston WV 25311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ruffners (within shouting distance of this marker); State Capitol (approx. mile away); The 35th Star (approx. mile away); Executive Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named State Capitol (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Civil War Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); "The West Virginia Coal Miner" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Walks At Midnight (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
More about this marker. Marker located in Ruffner Memorial Park
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,118 times since then. Last updated on March 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of San Salvador, San Salvador. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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