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near Duffy in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Fort Pickens / Engagements of Co. A

 
 
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By R.& S. Conway, May 2010
1. Fort Pickens Marker
Inscription.  Fort Pickens
120 yds., northeast, Co. A 10th W. Va. Inf., built Fort Pickens for headquarters and defense. Company raised by Capt. Morgan A. Darnall; mustered into U. S. service March 13, 1862. In several battles down to Appomattox.
Engagements of Co. A
Among the battles of Co. A 10th W. Va. Vol. Inf. were Beverly, Droop Mt., Harpers Ferry, Opequon,Winchester, Leetown, Kernstown, Cedar Creek, Fishers Hill, Berryville, Petersburg Siege and the Appomattox surrender.
 
Erected 1964 by Shamrock Home Demonstration Club, West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 13, 1742.
 
Location. 38° 46.862′ N, 80° 26.197′ W. Marker is in near Duffy, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker is on Wildcat Road (County Road 50). located approximately three miles east of US 19. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ireland WV 26376, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as
Engagements of Co. A Marker image. Click for full size.
By R.&S. Conway, May 2010
2. Engagements of Co. A Marker
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the crow flies. Lewis County / Braxton County (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort Pickens (approx. 2.9 miles away); Bennett-Camden (approx. 6 miles away); Upshur Militia (approx. 6.7 miles away); Kesler's Raid (approx. 6.7 miles away); Battle of Bulltown (approx. 6.8 miles away); Bulltown / Bulltown Battle (approx. 6.9 miles away); Skirmish at Salt Lick Bridge (approx. 9.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 843 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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