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Near Keslers Cross Lanes in Nicholas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Journey's End

 
 
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By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
1. Journey's End Marker
Inscription.  Granville Blevens of Grayson county, Virginia, joined the Confederate Army with his brother, Haywood, and some friends on 5/29/1861 at Wytheville, Virginia. Like many other soldiers, both North and South, Granville died of sickness. He was buried here by his brother and friends on 9/7/1861, just three days before the battle. A Number of other Confederates also died from sickness while camped on Patterson's farm but Granville's is the only known grave site. Most of the Union battle fatalities were buried on the battlefield and moved after the war for burial elsewhere.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 12.683′ N, 80° 56.55′ W. Marker is near Keslers Cross Lanes, West Virginia, in Nicholas County. Marker is on Carnifex Ferry Crossing (County Route 23) one mile south of Summersville Lake Road (West Virginia Route 129), on the right when traveling south. On the grounds of the Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1194 Carnifex Ferry Crossing, Summersville WV 26651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
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By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
2. Journey's End Marker
markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Follow Me My Men, Charge!" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Carnifex Ferry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Silent Witness (about 300 feet away); Henry Patterson House (about 400 feet away); Friendley Fire (about 400 feet away); Artillery Thunder (about 500 feet away); Camp Gauley (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Soldier's Recollection (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keslers Cross Lanes.
 
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By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
3. Journey's End Marker
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By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
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By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
5. Journey's End Marker
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By TeamOHE, December 22, 2019
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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