Near Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry
— Col. John H. Oley —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 6.899′ N, 80° 16.028′ W. Marker is near Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker can be reached from Seneca Trail (U.S. 219) near George Hill Road (County Route 24/1). This marker is located along the Park Road in Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. 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 walking distance of this marker. 2nd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 20th Virginia Cavalry (about 500 feet away); 23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry The Battle of Droop Mountain (about 700 feet away); Chapman’s, Jackson’s, and Lurty’s Virginia Batteries (about 700 feet away); 22nd Virginia Infantry (about 700 feet away); The Battle At Droop Mountain (about 700 feet away); White Oak (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
Also see . . .
1. Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. (Submitted on August 14, 2010.)
2. Droop Mountain. American Battlefield Trust (Submitted on August 14, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 790 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.