Minnehaha Springs in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Jackson’s Huntersville Line
Early in June 1865, one of the last encounters between armed Federal and Confederate forces occurred a short distance southeast of here. A Federal cavalry detachment had ridden into Pocahontas
Erected by West Virginia 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 West Virginia Civil War Trails series list.
Location. 38° 9.909′ N, 79° 58.959′ W. Marker is in Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 92 and West Virginia Route 39, in the median on State Route 92. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marlinton WV 24954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand (approx. 1.7 miles away); Huntersville (approx. 2˝ miles away); Huntersville Jail / Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Rider Gap (approx. 3.6 miles away); West Virginia / Virginia (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mountain Grove (approx. 6.8 miles away in Virginia); Marlinton: Heritage (approx. 7.2 miles away); Greenbrier Covered Bridge (approx. 7.4 miles away).
More about this marker. On the left is a sketch of "Union cavalry burning a mill" - Courtesy Library of Congress
On the upper right are portraits of "Gen. William W. Averell" Courtesy Library of Congress and "Gen. William L. Jackson" Courtesy West Virginia University Library
On the lower right is a sketch of "Union cavalry on the march" - Courtesy Library of Congress
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.