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Flat Top in Mercer County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp Jones

 
 
Camp Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, April 25, 2011
1. Camp Jones Marker
Inscription. Here in 1862 was stationed the 23rd Ohio Regt., U.S.A. Encamped here were Gen. J.D. Cox, Maj. R.B. Hayes and Sergt. William McKinley. All became governors of Ohio; Hayes and McKinley became Presidents of the United States.
 
Erected 2010 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Location. 37° 39.033′ N, 81° 7.55′ W. Marker is in Flat Top, West Virginia, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 19 and Toad Level Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 19. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flat Top WV 25841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grandview Park (approx. 5.5 miles away); Battle of Clark’s House (approx. 8.4 miles away); Wildwood (approx. 8.8 miles away); Eccles Mine Explosions (approx. 9.4 miles away); The Attar Center (approx. 9.4 miles away); Civil War Site (approx. 9.4 miles away); Beckley (approx. 9.4 miles away); Superintendent's House (approx. 10 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Rutherford B. Hayes. From the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center. (Submitted on May 5, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.) 

2. William McKinley
Camp Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, April 25, 2011
2. Camp Jones Marker
U.S. Route 19 heads north in the background.
. From the William McKinley Presidential Center. (Submitted on May 6, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.) 

3. Jacob Dolson Cox. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on May 6, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 618 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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