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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. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
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); 330 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Lowe Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); 313 Main Street (within shouting distance
“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
of this marker); George Rogers Clark (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Silver Bridge Collapse (about 700 feet away); West Virginia / Ohio (about 700 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 132 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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