Wytheville in Wythe County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Wytheville
St. Johnís Lutheran Church Cemetery
Besides Toland, Union Capt. Dennis Delaney was killed. According to one Union report, in addition to the two officers, “9 brave men ... met death in their countryís service.” Federal Lt. Col. Freeman E. Franklin claimed 14 enlisted men died, but Confederate Gen. Samuel Jones reported “7 privates killed.” Confederate artillerist Maj. Thomas M. Bowyer, Jonesí chief of ordnance, wrote that besides Toland and Delaney, “nine others were left dead in the streets.” On
Erected by Civil War Trails.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Civil War Trails series list.
Location. 36° 57.702′ N, 81° 6.093′ W. Marker is in Wytheville, Virginia, in Wythe County. Marker is at the intersection of North 4th Street / Stony Fork Road (U.S. 52) and Exit 70 (Interstate 81), on the right when traveling north on North 4th Street / Stony Fork Road. Marker is north of the interstate. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wytheville VA 24382, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Johnís Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Boone Trail Highway Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wytheville Edith Bolling Wilson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wytheville Training School (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Robert Enoch Withers (approx. 1.9 miles away); Walter Crockett (approx. 2Ĺ miles away); Crockettís Cove (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wytheville.
More about this marker. Marker has a photograph of St. Johnís Lutheran Church on the lower left and a map of the church grounds and surrounding roads on the lower right.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 964 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 22, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.