Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
2nd West Virginia Mounted Infantry
—Lt. Col. Alexander Scott —
The regiment came into the battle with 200 men, of which nine were killed and fifteen wounded. Of those fifteen, five later died of their wounds.
Location. 38° 6.945′ N, 80° 16.043′ W. Marker is in 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. 8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry (about 600 feet away); 20th Virginia Cavalry (about 700 feet away); The Battle At Droop Mountain (about 800 feet Chapman’s, Jackson’s, and Lurty’s Virginia Batteries (approx. 0.2 miles away); 22nd Virginia Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles 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 •
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