Portland in Meigs County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Battle of Buffington Island
July 19, 1863
Erected by Meigs County Historical Society, Meigs County Commissioners, Ohio Travel and Tourism, The Ohio Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 0.136′ N, 81° 46.437′ W. Marker is in Portland, Ohio, in Meigs County. Marker is on Ohio Route 124 0.1 miles south of Local Highway 153, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 56902 Ohio 124, Portland OH 45770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Modern Day Buffington Island (a few steps from this marker); Confusion and Panic (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Buffington Island (a few steps from this marker); Buffington Island Surprise Encounter (a few steps from this marker); Capture in Columbiana County (a few steps from this marker); Escape from the Ohio Penitentiary (a few steps from this marker); First Ohio Invasion (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
Additional keywords. Gen. John Hunt Morgan
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 945 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 15, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.