Near Beverly in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Stable Yard
Rich Mountain Battleﬁeld
"As regiment after regiment of the enemy came into view, our small force saw it had heavy work..."
Confederate Captain David Curry
Location. 38° 51.975′ N, 79° 56.033′ W. Marker is near Beverly, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is on Rich Mountain Road / Files Creek Road (County Route 37/8), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located in the Rich Mountain Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Beverly WV 26253, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Rich Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Rich Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); General William S. Rosecrans (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hart House (within shouting distance of this marker); Rich Mountain / Hart House Artillery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camp Garnett (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fortifications (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beverly.
More about this marker. On the left is a sketch depicting a scene from the battle. Confederate defenders took shelter behind the stable and among the large bounders around you. On the right is a photo of a carving on a boulder. After the war, veterans carved names of fallen comrades on nearby rocks. Clay Jackson, a young private in the Upshur Grays, 25th Virginia Infantry, was killed in the first burst of fire. To preserve carvings, please do not touch or rub them.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 754 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.