Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Yankee Army Camp
November 5, 1863
Eight-year-old C.L. Stulting lived on the farm with Hermannus and Johannah Staulting (ancestors of Pearl S. Buck). Staulting wrote "around 6 o'clock, we were all sitting around the breakfast table unaware of there being any soldiers in our neighborhood, when we heard the firing of army guns just outside of the house."
Erected by West Virginia Civil War Trails.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, West Virginia Civil War Trails series list.
Location. 38° 8.46′ N, 80° 12.235′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 219), on the right when traveling south. Located in front of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro WV 24946, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck (here, next to this marker); Union Camp (a few steps from this marker); Hillsboro (approx. ¼ mile away); Mill Point (approx. 1.7 miles away); Anna Wallace (approx. 1.7 miles away); William L. "Mudwall" Jackson (approx. 2.4 miles away); 3rd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. 3.7 miles away); 22nd Virginia Infantry (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.