Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry
Maj. William Blessing
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 6.881′ N, 80° 16.147′ 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 near Park Headquarters 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. The Battle of Droop Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle At Droop Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); White Oak John D. Baxter (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lieut. Henry Bender (about 400 feet away); 8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry (about 600 feet away); 2nd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (about 600 feet away); 20th Virginia Cavalry (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.)
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 1,344 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 2. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.