Buchanan in Botetourt County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Botetourt Artillery
In Commemoration of the deeds and services of the Buchanan Company. Organized Oct. 1859, as the Mountain Rifles Virginia Volunteers. Enlisted May 1861, in the Confederate States Army, for twelve months, as Co. 1-H-28 Regiment Virginia Infantry. Reenlisted Nov. 1861, for the war, as Anderson's Battery Light Artillery. Renamed, March 1863, as the Botetourt Artillery.
To Our Loving, self-sacrificiing, Confederate women.
To our comrades who have died since the war, and to the survivors of our Company.
To our officers and men who were killed in battle, and who died from wounds and disease during the war.
Erected 1902 by The Botetourt Artillery Monument Association.
Location. 37° 31.555′ N, 79° 40.918′ W. Marker is in Buchanan, Virginia, in Botetourt County. Marker is on Main St (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located next to Buchanan (A 58) marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19568 Main St across the street, Buchanan VA 24066, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Buchanan (here, next to this marker); Wilson Warehouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Anchorage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buchanan & The James River & Kanawha Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buchanan Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Looney's Ferry (approx. one mile away); Mount Joy (approx. 1.8 miles away); Cartmill's Gap (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buchanan.
Categories. • Military • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,206 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 29, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.