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Wellsburg in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Isaac H. Duval

 
 
Isaac H. Duval Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2021
1. Isaac H. Duval Marker
Inscription.  Born in Wellsburg in 1824, Duval worked as a scout in the western US and joined the 1849 Gold Rush before returning to Brooke County. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War. rising to the rank of major general. Postwar, Duval served terms in the WV Legislature and the US Congress and was state adjutant general, 1867-1869. He died at Wellsburg. July 10, 1902.
 
Erected 2017 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 40° 15.928′ N, 80° 36.757′ W. Marker is in Wellsburg, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 2 and Commercial Street Exd, on the right when traveling north on State Route 2. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wellsburg WV 26070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Isaac Duvall and Company (a few steps from this marker); Wellsburg (a few steps from this marker); 1788 Wells Log House (approx. ¼ mile away); Wellsburg Wharf (approx. ¼ mile away);
Isaac H. Duval Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2021
2. Isaac H. Duval Marker
Miller's Tavern (approx. ¼ mile away); Patrick Gass (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lewis and Clark Connection (approx. ¼ mile away); Wellsburg's Giant Sycamore (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Fr Isaac Hardin Duval at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 20, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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