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Cameron in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Uriah Alley

 
 
Uriah Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, February 14, 2020
1. Uriah Alley Marker
Inscription.  Born November 18, 1847, he moved to Cameron as a child. Lying about his age, he enlisted in the 6th WV Volunteer Infantry in September 1864. Alley was captured at New Creek, WV, in November and was a POW until February l1865. Postwar, he worked in Cameron. Uriah “Uncle Duck” Alley was the state's last living Civil War veteran when he died October 26, 1947, at age 99.
 
Erected 2016 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1864.
 
Location. 39° 49.585′ N, 80° 33.927′ W. Marker is in Cameron, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of Waynesburg Pike Road (U.S. 250) and Railroad Street, on the left when traveling north on Waynesburg Pike Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cameron WV 26033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cameron Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Aleppo Elementary School Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Honoring the Memory of Lloyd E. Ashby
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(a few steps from this marker); Don Harris Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Cameron City Pool (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Beeler (approx. 4.2 miles away); Richhill Township Veterans Honor Roll Memorial (approx. 9.1 miles away in Pennsylvania); Ryerson's Blockhouse (approx. 9.2 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cameron.
 
Uriah Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, February 14, 2020
2. Uriah Alley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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