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Near Dublin in Pulaski County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Cloyd's Mountain

 
 
Battle of Cloyd's Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
1. Battle of Cloyd's Mountain Marker
Inscription. Just to the west took place the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain, May 9, 1864. The Union General Crook, raiding to destroy the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad (N.&W.), met and repulsed General A. G. Jenkins, who was mortally wounded.
 
Erected 1938 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number KE 5.)
 
Location. 37° 7.704′ N, 80° 41.68′ W. Marker is near Dublin, Virginia, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of Cleburne Boulevard (Virginia Route 100) and Laboratory Street (Virginia Route 790), on the right when traveling south on Cleburne Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is located at Cleburne Wayside. Marker is in this post office area: Dublin VA 24084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain (approx. 3.3 miles away); First Settlement (approx. 5.3 miles away); Giles County / Pulaski County (approx. 5.5 miles away); Page’s Meeting House (approx. 5.7 miles away); New River Bridge (approx. 6.3 miles away); "Dunkard's Bottom"
Cleburne Wayside (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
2. Cleburne Wayside (facing west)
(approx. 6.4 miles away); Christian-Cloyd Chimney (approx. 6.4 miles away); Colonel William Christian (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dublin.
 
Also see . . .  CWASC Battle Summaries - Cloyd’s Mountain. (Submitted on April 3, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of the Battlefield, West of the Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2011
3. View of the Battlefield, West of the Marker
Grave of Capt. Christopher Cleburne image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
4. Grave of Capt. Christopher Cleburne
Capt. Cleburne, brother of Confederate General Patrick Cleburne, was mortally wounded during the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain. His dying wish was to be buried on the battlefield (the grave has been moved about 35 yards from its original location).
Nearby marker with missing plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
5. Nearby marker with missing plaque
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,136 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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