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Huntington in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

War Between the States Generals / Spring Hill Cemetery

 
 
War Between the States Generals face of marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. War Between the States Generals face of marker
Inscription.
War Between the States Generals Two of seven War Between the States generals buried in W. Va. interred here: Albert Gallatin Jenkins, C.S.A., in Confederate plot; John Hunt Oley, Union, and over 200 soldiers. Confederate Monument dedicated in 1900.

Spring Hill Cemetery. Many area founding families buried in 110 acre cemetery. Incls. plots for Confederate, Union, and Pallotine Sisters, Veterans' Sections, & monument honoring the Marshall Univ. football team and fans killed in 1970 plane crash.
 
Erected 2000 by Huntington Chapter 150 United Daughters of the Confederacy, West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 38° 24.659′ N, 82° 24.786′ W. Marker is in Huntington, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is at the intersection of Norway Avenue and Huntington State Hospital Road, on the right when traveling south on Norway Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is at the entrance to Spring Hill Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1427 Norway Avenue, Huntington WV 25705, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
Confederate Cemetery within Spring Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Confederate Cemetery within Spring Hill Cemetery
as the crow flies. Marshall Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marshall Memorial Boulevard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carter Godwin Woodson (approx. one mile away); Lavinia Norman, Founder (approx. one mile away); One Room School Museum (approx. 1.1 miles away); Marshall University (approx. 1.2 miles away); Welcome to West Virginia (approx. 1.4 miles away); Huntington Mine Rescue Car (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
General Albert G. Jenkins CSA grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
3. General Albert G. Jenkins CSA grave marker
Confederate Monument within Spring Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
4. Confederate Monument within Spring Hill Cemetery
Confederate Monument Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
5. Confederate Monument Plaque
To the memory of the Soldiers of the Confederate Army who lie here and their comrades who sleep in this cemetery. Who defended with life and fortune and sacred honor, their liberties and their homes. Erected by Huntington Chapter Daughters of the Confederacy and Camp Garnett U.C.V. June 6th A.D. 1900.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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