Near Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry
— Col. John H. Oley —
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 (about 600 feet away); Chapman’s, Jackson’s, and Lurty’s Virginia Batteries 22nd Virginia Infantry (about 700 feet away); The Battle At Droop Mountain (about 700 feet away); John D. Baxter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lieut. Henry Bender (approx. 0.2 miles 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, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Droop Mountain. CWSAC Battle Summary (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 669 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.