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Glenwood in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

General Jenkins

 
 
General Jenkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. General Jenkins Marker
Inscription.  “Greenbottom” (N.E.) was home of General Albert G. Jenkins, brilliant Confederate officer, mortally wounded at Cloyd's Mountain in 1864. On raid in Sept. 1862, Jenkins 8th Virginia Cavalry was first to carry Confederate flag into state of Ohio.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
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.
 
Location. 38° 35.142′ N, 82° 14.879′ W. Marker is in Glenwood, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio River Road (West Virginia Route 2) and Homestead Road, on the right when traveling south on Ohio River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glenwood WV 25520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Albert Gallatin Jenkins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clover Archeological Site (about 400 feet away); Thomas Hannan (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mercer’s Bottom / Captain John Hereford
General Jenkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. General Jenkins Marker
(approx. 6.4 miles away); Here Lies James Jeffers (approx. 8.7 miles away in Ohio); May Moore Mound (approx. 11.2 miles away); The Bryan Family (approx. 11.7 miles away); Battle of Barboursville (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glenwood.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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