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Near Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Lieut. Henry Bender

 
 
Lieut. Henry Bender Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, August 11, 2010
1. Lieut. Henry Bender Monument
Inscription.  Commanded Co.F. in the last charge that the 10th W.Va. Vol. Inft. made that broke the Confederate line at the bloody angle, where so many of the brave men of both armies fell, November 6th, 1863.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1863.
 
Location. 38° 6.831′ N, 80° 16.186′ 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 monument is located near the 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. John D. Baxter (here, next to this marker); White Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle At Droop Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Droop Mountain (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry (about 400 feet away); 10 Lb. Parrott Rifle (about 700 feet away);
Bender's Portrait image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain
2. Bender's Portrait
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8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2nd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (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.) 
 
Lieut. Henry Bender Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, August 11, 2010
3. Lieut. Henry Bender Monument
Droop Mountain Monuments image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, August 11, 2010
4. Droop Mountain Monuments
 
 
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 678 times since then and 26 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.   3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 25, 2022