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Near Belington in Barbour County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Civil War

 
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.  
To honor all who served
North and South
April 12, 1861 to April 9, 1865
donated by Laurel Mountain Post 410
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Belington, West Virginia
March 1, 1999

 
Erected 1999 by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Laurel Mountain Post 410.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 1, 1999.
 
Location. 39° 0.496′ N, 79° 54.665′ W. Marker is near Belington, West Virginia, in Barbour County. Marker can be reached from Laurel Mountain Road (County Route 15), on the right when traveling east. Located in Laurel Hill Camp beside the Mill Creek Reservoir. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belington WV 26250, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Laurel Hill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Camp Laurel Hill (about 600 feet away); Laurel Hill Battlefield Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); In Honor of these whose Sacrifices Created this Hallowed Ground (about 800 feet away); Forced Flight
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
2. Civil War Memorial
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Laurel Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Laurel Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Laurel Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 906 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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May. 23, 2022