Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
1st Va. Cavalry
Erected 1910 by United Confederate Veterans – Jefferson County Camp. (Marker Number 2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 39° 24.92′ N, 77° 50.274′ W. Marker is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Kearneysville Pike (West Virginia Route 480), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shepherdstown WV 25443, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fountain Rock (approx. one mile away); The Spirit of 1775 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Elmwood Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Confederate Soldiers in Elmwood Cemetery / Colonel Henry Kyd Douglas (approx. 1.6 miles away); Reformed Church Parsonage (approx. 2 miles away); Free School (approx. 2 miles away); Civil War Hospital Site (approx. 2 miles away); Shepherd State Teachers College (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shepherdstown.
Also see . . .
1. Report of Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart, C. S. Army, Commanding Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia. (Submitted on April 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. West Virginia Civil War Markers. Jefferson County Historical Society details 25 obelisks set up in 1910 to note battle or skirmish sites. (Submitted on April 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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