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Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

10 Lb. Parrott Rifle

 
 
10 LB. Parrott Rifle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 7, 2012
1. 10 LB. Parrott Rifle Marker
Inscription.  Artillery pieces similar to this reproduction were used by the Confederate army during the Battle of Droop Mountain.
 
Erected by Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 6.779′ N, 80° 16.317′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is on Park Road (County Route 24/1) 0.8 miles west of Seneca Trail (U.S. 219). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 683 Droop Park Road, Hillsboro WV 24946, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lieut. Henry Bender (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); John D. Baxter (about 700 feet away); The Battle At Droop Mountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); 23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Robert Augustus Bailey (approx. 0.3 miles away); 2nd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Droop Mountain (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Also see . . .
10 LB. Parrott Rifle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 7, 2012
2. 10 LB. Parrott Rifle Marker

1. Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. West Virginia State Parks (Submitted on March 11, 2020.) 

2. Battle of Droop Mountain. West Virginia Archives & History (Submitted on March 11, 2020.) 
 
10 LB. Parrott Rifle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 7, 2012
3. 10 LB. Parrott Rifle Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2020, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2020, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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