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Warm Springs in Bath County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Terrill Hill

 
 
Terrill Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 27, 2009
1. Terrill Hill Marker
Inscription. Nearby is the site of Terrill Hill, home of the Terrill brothers of Bath County. Brig. Gen. William R. Terrill, a graduate of West Point commanded a Union brigade and was killed in the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky, on 8 Oct. 1862. His brother, Brig. Gen. James B. Terrill, a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, served under A. P. Hill with the 13th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, and died in the Battle of Bethesda Church, on 30 May 1864. The paperwork announcing his promotion to brigadier general arrived just after his death. Legend says their father erected a monument to his sons with the inscription "God alone knows which was right."
 
Erected 2004 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q-6.)
 
Location. 38° 3.182′ N, 79° 46.833′ W. Marker is in Warm Springs, Virginia, in Bath County. Marker is on U.S. 220. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warm Springs VA 24484, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Bath County Courthouses (here, next to this marker); The Rev. Dr. William H. Sheppard (here, next to this marker); Mary Johnston (approx. half a mile away); The County Seat of Bath
Terrill Hill Marker (Center) and Two Others image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 2, 2010
2. Terrill Hill Marker (Center) and Two Others
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Life at the Tollhouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Turnpike Movement in Virginia, 1825-1835 (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Virginia Springs Resorts (approx. 0.8 miles away); Settlement on Warm Springs Mountain (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Warm Springs.
 
Also see . . .
1. William R. Terrill. Wikipedia biography of William. (Submitted on August 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. James B. Terrill. VMI biography of James. (Submitted on August 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 959 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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