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Glenwood in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Jenkins

 
 
General Jenkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. General Jenkins Marker
Inscription.
“Greenbottom” (N.E.) was home of General Albert G. Jenkins, brilliant Confederate officer, mortally wounded at Cloyd's Mountain in 1864. On raid in Sept. 1862, Jenkins 8th Virginia Cavalry was first to carry Confederate flag into state of Ohio.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 38° 35.142′ N, 82° 14.879′ W. Marker is in Glenwood, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio River Road (West Virginia Route 2) and Homestead Road, on the right when traveling south on Ohio River Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glenwood WV 25520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Albert Gallatin Jenkins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clover Archeological Site (about 400 feet away); Here Lies James Jeffers (approx. 8.7 miles away in Ohio); Woody Williams Bridge (approx. 12 miles away); Harshbarger Corner (approx. 12.2 miles away); Barboursville (approx. 12.4 miles away); Barboursville Engagement (approx. 12.4 miles away); Old Toll House (approx. 12.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glenwood.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
General Jenkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. General Jenkins Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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