Near Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry
—Col. John H. Oley —
Location. 38° 6.899′ N, 80° 16.028′ W. Marker is near Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker can be reached from Seneca Trail (U.S. 219) near George Hill Road (County Route 24/1). Click for map. This marker is located along the Park Road 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. 2nd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 20th Virginia Cavalry (about 500 feet away); 23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry (about 600 feet away); Chapman’s, Jackson’s, and Lurty’s Virginia Batteries (about 700 feet away); 22nd Virginia Infantry The Battle At Droop Mountain (about 700 feet away); John D. Baxter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lieut. Henry Bender (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hillsboro.
Also see . . .
1. Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Droop Mountain. CWSAC Battle Summary (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.