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Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

“Border Grays”

 
 
“Border Grays” Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 22, 2018
1. “Border Grays” Marker
Inscription.  Organized at Barboursville Sept. 18, 1862, with Captain William Gunn as commander. Served with the Guyandotte Battalion until Jan. 1863, then was assigned as Company D 8th Virginia Cavalry, CSA under Col. Albert G. Jenkins.
 
Erected 1965 by W. Va. Division, United Daughters of Confederacy and the West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1863.
 
Location. 38° 50.552′ N, 82° 8.291′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is on 4th Street east of Main Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Point Pleasant (here, next to this marker); “Legend of the Mothman” (within shouting distance of this marker); Mason County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 330 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker);
“Border Grays” and Historic Point Pleasant Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 22, 2018
2. “Border Grays” and Historic Point Pleasant Markers
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Historic Lowe Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); 313 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Lord Dunmore's War (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Point Pleasant (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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