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Moorefield in Hardy County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Confederate Memorial

 
 
Confederate Monument at Olivet Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 14, 2017
1. Confederate Monument at Olivet Cemetery
Inscription.  Erected in 1873 by the Memorial Association of Hardy Co. to the memory of our Confederate dead, who fell in the late war in defence of our constitutional liberty and our homes.

Hardy Greys
Hardy Blues
Strangers
Fourteen Unknown

 
Erected 1873 by The Memorial Association of Hardy County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 3.842′ N, 78° 57.688′ W. Marker is in Moorefield, West Virginia, in Hardy County. Memorial is on Olivet Drive 0.2 miles east of Winchester Avenue (Old West Virginia Route 55), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 323 Winchester Ave, Moorefield WV 26836, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Olivet Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cemetery Hill (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); S. A. McMechen House
Confederate Circle image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 14, 2017
2. Confederate Circle
(approx. half a mile away); McMechen House (approx. half a mile away); Moorefield (approx. half a mile away); The Parsonage (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moorefield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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