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Near Kearneysville in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Cameron's Depot

 
 
Cameron's Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
1. Cameron's Depot Marker
Inscription.  Here, August 21, 1864, General Philip H. Sheridan's Federal forces were defeated by General Jubal A. Early. The fighting swept over such fine old estates as Harewood, Sulgrave, Tuscawillow, Cedar Lawn, and Locust Hill, still marked by shot and shell.
 
Erected 2002 by Jefferson County Historical Society; West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
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 August 21, 1864.
 
Location. 39° 18.232′ N, 77° 55.361′ W. Marker is near Kearneysville, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Middleway Pike (West Virginia Route 51) and Earle Road, on the right when traveling east on Middleway Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8168 Middleway Pike, Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cedar Lawn (a few steps from this marker); Harewood (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Locust Hill" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Richwood Hall
Cameron's Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
2. Cameron's Depot Marker
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Locust Hill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ruins of St. George’s Chapel (approx. 1.8 miles away); Johnsontown (approx. 3.1 miles away); "Prato Rio" (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kearneysville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 26, 2022