Near Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
14th Pennsylvania Cavalry
—Col. James M. Schoonmaker —
Location. 38° 6.718′ N, 80° 15.876′ W. Marker is near Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 219, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in the lookout tower parking area in Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro WV 24946, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle At Droop Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle At Droop Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); 22nd Virginia Infantry (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chapman’s, Jackson’s, and Lurty’s Virginia Batteries (about 800 feet away); 20th Virginia Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 3rd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); Major Robert Augustus Bailey (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hillsboro.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Droop Mountain.
2. Droop Mountain State Park.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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