Buchanan in Botetourt County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Botetourt Artillery
— C.S.A. —
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. Located next to Buchanan (A 58) marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19568 Main St across the street, Buchanan VA 24066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Buchanan (here, next to this marker); Trinity United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Wilson Warehouse (about 500 feet away); H.L. Williams House (about 700 feet away); Buchanan Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Anchorage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Star/Buchanan Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buchanan.
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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 1,257 times since then and 44 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.