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Near Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Major Robert Augustus Bailey

 
 
Major Robert Augustus Bailey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 10, 2010
1. Major Robert Augustus Bailey Marker
Inscription. Killed here while waving the Confederate battle flag in a last, vain attempt to rally his men.
 
Location. 38° 6.555′ N, 80° 16.136′ W. Marker is near Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker can be reached from Seneca Trail (U.S. 219) near George Hill Road (County Route 24/1). Touch for map. This marker is located in Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro WV 24946, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Droop Mountain (a few steps from this marker); 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle At Droop Mountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lieut. Henry Bender (approx. 0.3 miles away); John D. Baxter (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle At Droop Mountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle At Droop Mountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); 23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Also see . . .  Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Major Robert Augustus Bailey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 10, 2010
2. Major Robert Augustus Bailey Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on September 11, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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