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Buchanan in Botetourt County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Botetourt Artillery

1861-1865

 

C.S.A.

 
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By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
1. The Botetourt Artillery Marker
Inscription. (East Face)
In Commemoration of the deeds and services of the Buchanan Company. Organized Oct. 1859, as the Mountain Rifles Virginia Volunteers. Enlisted May 1861, in the Confederate States Army, for twelve months, as Co. 1-H-28 Regiment Virginia Infantry. Reenlisted Nov. 1861, for the war, as Anderson's Battery Light Artillery. Renamed, March 1863, as the Botetourt Artillery.

(South Face)
To Our Loving, self-sacrificiing, Confederate women.

(West Face)
To our comrades who have died since the war, and to the survivors of our Company.

(North Face)
To our officers and men who were killed in battle, and who dies from wounds and disease during the war.
 
Erected 1902 by The Botetourt Artillery Monument Association.
 
Location. 37° 31.555′ N, 79° 40.918′ W. Marker is in Buchanan, Virginia, in Botetourt County. Marker is on Main St (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located next to Buchanan (A 58) marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19568 Main St across the street, Buchanan VA 24066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buchanan (here, next to this marker); Wilson Warehouse
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By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
2. The Botetourt Artillery Marker
Bottom of the monument (east face).
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Anchorage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buchanan & The James River & Kanawha Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buchanan Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Looney's Ferry (approx. one mile away); Mount Joy (approx. 1.8 miles away); Cartmill's Gap (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buchanan.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
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By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
3. The Botetourt Artillery Marker
Center of east face
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By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
4. The Botetourt Artillery Marker
South Face
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By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
5. The Botetourt Artillery Marker
West Face
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By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
6. The Botetourt Artillery Marker
North Face
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By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
7. The Botetourt Artillery Marker
Next to Buchanan (A 58) marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,093 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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