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Beckley in Raleigh County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Civil War Site

 
 
Civil War Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. Civil War Site Marker
Inscription.  This was a staging area for Confederate troops under the command of Gen. John B. Floyd in the fall of 1861. The 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry set camp here on April 18, 1862.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 18, 1862.
 
Location. 37° 46.333′ N, 81° 10.402′ W. Marker is in Beckley, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Marker is at the intersection of South Kanawha Street (West Virginia Route 210) and Bair Street, on the right when traveling west on South Kanawha Street. Located in front of the Jim Franklin Christian Life Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beckley WV 25801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alfred Beckley / Wildwood (a few steps from this marker); The Mysterious Ferguson Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Ferguson Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Wildwood (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratton High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bill Withers (approx. 0.4 miles away); State Police Radio Station And Barracks
Civil War Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
2. Civil War Site Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Green Beret Birthplace (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckley.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 25, 2022