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Moorefield in Hardy County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Olivet Cemetery

 
 
Olivet Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
1. Olivet Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Soldiers of both north and south buried here, battles took place on the cemetery and adjoining hill Jan. 3, 1863. Col. James Washburn (USA) attacked by Gen. William E. Jones (CSA). Union won. Sept. 11, 1863 Capt. McNeill defeated Maj. W.E. Stevens.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 3.843′ N, 78° 57.762′ W. Marker is in Moorefield, West Virginia, in Hardy County. Marker is on Olivet Drive 0.1 miles north of Winchester Street (Old West Virginia Route 55), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 432 Winchester Ave, Moorefield WV 26836, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cemetery Hill (about 600 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); S. A. McMechen House (approx. 0.4 miles away); McMechen House
Olivet Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
2. Olivet Cemetery Marker
The marker is at the entrance to the cemetery.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Moorefield (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Parsonage (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moorefield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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