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

Fayetteville

 
 
Fayetteville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
1. Fayetteville Marker
Inscription.  In the attack on Federal forces here, 1863. Milton W. Humphreys, the educator and soldier, gunner of Bryan's Battery, 13th Virginia Light Artillery, C.S.A., first used “indirect firing,” now in universal military use.
 
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 year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 38° 3.188′ N, 81° 6.24′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is on North Court Street (West Virginia Route 16), on the left when traveling west. In front of the Fayette County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville WV 25840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham Vandal (here, next to this marker); Marquis de Lafayette (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Fayetteville (a few steps from this marker); Fayette County Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vandalia Cemetery (about 600 feet away, measured in
Fayetteville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
2. Fayetteville Marker
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a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of Fayetteville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fayetteville Town Park (approx. half a mile away); Fayetteville Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Also see . . .  e-WV | Fayetteville. (Submitted on September 1, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Fayetteville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
3. Fayetteville Marker
Abraham Vandal marker is in the foreground at the sidewalk level in front of the Fayetteville marker.
Fayette County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
4. Fayette County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 30, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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