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Philippi in Barbour County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Colonel Porterfield's Headquarters Flag

 
 
Colonel Porterfield's Headquarters Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, November 23, 2018
1. Colonel Porterfield's Headquarters Flag Marker
Inscription.  Flown over the Confederate headquarters a the Virginia house on the main street in Philippi. Headquarters flag was cut down and taken by First Lieutenant Charles A. Griffin of the First (West) Virginia Volunteers from Wheeling. Original flag (6 feel 5 inches by l5 feet) is in the State Museum at Charleston, West Virginia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 9.146′ N, 80° 2.629′ W. Marker is in Philippi, West Virginia, in Barbour County. Marker is at the intersection of Mansfield Drive (U.S. 250) and North Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Mansfield Drive. On the grounds of the Blue And Gray Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philippi WV 26416, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Regimental Flag (here, next to this marker); United States Flag (here, next to this marker); Palmeto Flag (here, next to this marker); Philippi (here, next to this marker); Churchville Cavalry Flag (here, next to this marker); The Philippi Covered Bridge
Colonel Porterfield's Headquarters Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, November 23, 2018
2. Colonel Porterfield's Headquarters Flag Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Philippi (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin F. Kelly (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philippi.
 
Colonel Porterfield's Headquarters Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, November 23, 2018
3. Colonel Porterfield's Headquarters Flag Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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