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near Duffy in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Pickens / Engagements of Co. A

 
 
Fort Pickens Marker image. Click for full size.
By R.& S. Conway, May 2010
1. Fort Pickens Marker
Inscription. Fort Pickens
120 yds., northeast, Co. A 10th W. Va. Inf., built Fort Pickens for headquarters and defense. Company raised by Capt. Morgan A. Darnall; mustered into U. S. service March 13, 1862. In several battles down to Appomattox.
Engagements of Co. A
Among the battles of Co. A 10th W. Va. Vol. Inf. were Beverly, Droop Mt., Harpers Ferry, Opequon,Winchester, Leetown, Kernstown, Cedar Creek, Fishers Hill, Berryville, Petersburg Siege and the Appomattox surrender.
 
Erected 1964 by Shamrock Home Demonstration Club, West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 46.862′ N, 80° 26.197′ W. Marker is in near Duffy, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker is on Wildcat Road (County Road 50). Click for map. located approximately three miles east of US 19. Marker is in this post office area: Ireland WV 26376, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Upshur Militia (approx. 6.7 miles away); Kesler's Raid (approx. 6.7 miles away); Battle of Bulltown (approx. 6.8 miles away); Bulltown / Bulltown Battle (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Engagements of Co. A Marker image. Click for full size.
By R.&S. Conway, May 2010
2. Engagements of Co. A Marker
 
 
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