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West Union in Doddridge County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Chapman J. Stuart

 
 
Chapman J. Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. Chapman J. Stuart Marker
Inscription.  Born January 8, 1820, Stuart was prosecuting attorney of Doddridge County, 1852-1861. After voting against secession at the Richmond Convention, he was elected senator of the Restored Government of VA. He also served as a delegate to the constitutional convention and was lieutenant colonel of the 14th WV. Later a circuit judge and a state legislator, Stuart died in 1888.
 
Erected 2016 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsLaw Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 8, 1820.
 
Location. 39° 17.486′ N, 80° 46.219′ W. Marker is in West Union, West Virginia, in Doddridge County. Marker is at the intersection of Smithton Road and East Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Smithton Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Union WV 26456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beehive Inn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lathrop Russell Charter House
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Skirmish at West Union / West Union (approx. ¼ mile away); Doddridge County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Central Station Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ephraim Bee (approx. 3.9 miles away); Matthew M. Neely (approx. 6.9 miles away); Doddridge County / Ritchie County (approx. 7½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Union.
 
Also see . . .  Judge Chapman Johnson Stuart at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 9, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Chapman J. Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
2. Chapman J. Stuart Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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