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Lieutenant John Blue

 
 
Lieutenant John Blue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 23, 2022
1. Lieutenant John Blue Marker
Inscription.  Made his escape from the room immediately above when held as a Confederate spy on 20th day of April, 1862, when Romney was occupied by a regiment of Union soldiers.
 
Erected by Stonewall Jackson Chapter 270, United Daughters of Confederacy, Romney.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 20, 1862.
 
Location. 39° 20.509′ N, 78° 45.344′ W. Marker is in Romney, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 50) and Marshall Lane, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 E Main St, Romney WV 26757, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hampshire County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gilbert Proctor Miller (within shouting distance of this marker); Romney / Early Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hampshire County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Romney in 1861–1865 / “Stonewall” Jackson
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Literary Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); To Our Hero Dead In World War II (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Romney.
 
Lieutenant John Blue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 23, 2022
2. Lieutenant John Blue Marker
Lieutenant John Blue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 23, 2022
3. Lieutenant John Blue Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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