“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Rivesville in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)

Jones' Raid

Jones' Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. Jones' Raid Marker
Marker is missing, post only
Inscription.  Over this route through the Monongahela Valley, April 27-29, 1863, Gen. William E. Jones led his division of Gen. John D. Imboden's Confederate army. This raid concluded with the destruction of the oil fields on the Little Kanawha River.
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 date for this entry is April 27, 1863.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 34.231′ N, 80° 6.309′ W. Marker was near Rivesville, West Virginia, in Marion County. Marker was on Fairmont Road (U.S. 19) 0.2 miles south of Massie Hollow Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker post only. Located at Monongalia/Marion County line. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Rivesville WV 26588, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Marion County / Monongalia County (within shouting distance of this marker); Everettville Mine Disaster (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of James Arnett (approx. one mile
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away); Federal Mine No. 3 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); To the Founders of the West Virginia State Medical Association Organized at Fairmont (approx. 2.9 miles away); David Morgan (approx. 3 miles away); Fort Pawpaw (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rivesville.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 38 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 10, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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