Near Union in Monroe County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Civil War Monument
Erected 1982 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Topics and series. This monument and memorial 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 month for this entry is August 1927.
Location. 37° 35.704′ N, 80° 32.565′ W. Marker is near Union, West Virginia, in Monroe County. Memorial is on 5th Street (U.S. 219) 0.1 miles north of Knobs Road, on the left when traveling north. The town of Union never grew, so the monument sits in the middle of a large field. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union WV 24983, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allen T. Caperton (a few steps from this marker); Union, Western VirginiaGen. John Echols House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bishop Matthew W. Clair, Sr. (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Union (approx. ¼ mile away); General John Echols (approx. ¼ mile away); Crook's Occupation of Union (approx. ¼ mile away); William Porcher Miles (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
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