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Hedgesville in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Battle of North Mountain Depot

 
 
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May 12, 2018
1. Battle of North Mountain Depot Marker
Inscription.  This boulder marks the site on Camp Hill where the batteries were fired during the War Between the States in the raid on the federal blockhouse, located at North Mountain. On July 4, 1864, the 14th, 16th, and 17th Regiments of General McCausland's Army of Northern Virginia captured 2,500 troops and supplies, the blockhouse, and the B.& O.R.R. Bridge over Back Creek were burned and the prisoners marched to Winchester, Virginia.
 
Erected by Hedgesville Chapter, U.D.C. No. 265.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 39° 33.356′ N, 77° 59.481′ W. Marker is in Hedgesville, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on North Mary Street (West Virginia Route 901) south of East Poplar Street. On the grounds of Hedgesville Middle School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 334 Schoolhouse Drive, Hedgesville WV 25427, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 307 North Mary Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Payne-Kreglow House
Battle of North Mountain Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
May 12, 2018
2. Battle of North Mountain Depot Marker
(about 700 feet away); 300 North Mary Street (about 700 feet away); 204 North Mary Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 201 North Mary Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mt. Zion Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Hedgesville Historic District National Register Site (approx. ¼ mile away); 102 West Main Street (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hedgesville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2018. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 106 times this year. Last updated on August 16, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2018.
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