Riverton in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
"Battle" of Riverton
March 2nd 1862
First Union Raid into Pendleton County
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 2, 1862.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 44.483′ N, 79° 25.967′ W. Marker was in Riverton, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker could be reached from German Valley Road (County Route 9) east of Mountaineer Drive (U.S. 33). Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Riverton WV 26814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The "Battle" of Riverton (here, next to this marker); Oriskany Sand (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gravesite of John Dolly (approx. 1.9 miles away); Last Union Raid (approx. 3 miles away); Germany Valley (approx. 3 miles away); Spruce KnobCamp Luther (approx. 5.8 miles away); Organized Pendleton County (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverton.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 7, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 2. submitted on June 11, 2018, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.