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Beckley in Raleigh County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Civil War Site

 
 
Civil War Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, September 28, 2012
1. Civil War Site Marker
Inscription.  On April 5, 1862, Company A of the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry camped here during the occupation of the Raleigh Court House.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1856.
 
Location. 37° 46.654′ N, 81° 11.359′ W. Marker is in Beckley, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Main Street, Beckley WV 25802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salvation Wall (here, next to this marker); The Attar Center (here, next to this marker); Gen. Alfred Beckley (a few steps from this marker); Raleigh County (within shouting distance of this marker); Upper Big Branch Mine Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker); Raleigh County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Eccles Mine Explosions (within shouting distance of this marker); The Raleigh County Bank (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckley.
 
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1. The 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment. From History.net (Submitted on October 14, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 

2. 23rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. From Wikipedia (Submitted on October 14, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Civil War Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, September 28, 2012
2. Civil War Site Marker
Raleigh County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, September 28, 2012
3. Raleigh County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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