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Glen Ferris in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Camp Reynolds

 
 
Camp Reynolds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
1. Camp Reynolds Marker
Inscription.  Located across Kanawha River from this point was Civil War camp for Union Army, 1862-64. Site had 56 cabins and parade grounds for 23rd Ohio Vol. Inf. commanded by Col. Rutherford B. Hayes and Lt. William McKinley, future United States presidents.
 
Erected 1991 by Sponsored by Elken Metals - West Virginia Culture and History.
 
Location. 38° 8.968′ N, 81° 12.895′ W. Marker is in Glen Ferris, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is on U.S. 60, on the right when traveling east. In the west end of the parking lot for the Glen Ferris Inn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Ferris WV 25090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gauley Bridge War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Gauley Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Battles For The Bridges (approx. 1.4 miles away); Christopher Q. Tompkins / Gauley Mount (approx. 2˝ miles away); Ancient Works (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hawk's Nest Tunnel Disaster
Camp Reynolds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
2. Camp Reynolds Marker
Photo taken looking east on U.S. Route 60 with the parking lot for the Glen Ferris Inn in the background.
(approx. 5.1 miles away); Hawk’s Nest (approx. 5.1 miles away); Hawk’s Nest Tunnel (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Camp Reynolds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
3. Camp Reynolds Marker
Photo taken looking west on U.S. Route 60.
View across the river from the marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
4. View across the river from the marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 801 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 11, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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