Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
2nd West Virginia Mounted Infantry
— Lt. Col. Alexander Scott —
The regiment came into the battle with 200 men, of which nine were killed and fifteen wounded. Of those fifteen, five later died of their wounds.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 6.945′ N, 80° 16.043′ W. Marker is in 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. 8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry 20th Virginia Cavalry (about 700 feet away); The Battle At Droop Mountain (about 800 feet away); Chapman’s, Jackson’s, and Lurty’s Virginia Batteries (approx. 0.2 miles away); 22nd Virginia Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 568 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.