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Near Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Joseph Snider

 
 
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By Forest McDermott, June 15, 2017
1. Joseph Snider Marker
Inscription. Born in Monongalia County in 1827, he was a delegate to the First and Second Wheeling Conventions and a member of the Restored Government of Virginia. Appointed colonel of the 7th WV Infantry in 1862, he was wounded at Fredericksburg. In late 1863, he was given command of the 4th WV Cavalry. He served several terms in the legislature after the war. Snider died January 8, 1904.
 
Erected 2016 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 39° 40.207′ N, 79° 55.159′ W. Marker is near Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on Point Marion Road (U.S. 119) north of Pinehurst Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Across the road from the Mount Union Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 595 Point Marion Rd, Morgantown WV 26505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Easton Roller Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stewartstown (approx. 1.6 miles away); “The Baptist Church at the Forks of Cheat” (approx. 1.6 miles away); George Washington Stopped Here (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fort Pierpont
Joseph Snider Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 15, 2017
2. Joseph Snider Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); 201st Infantry/ Field Artillery (approx. 2 miles away); Seneca Glass Company (approx. 3 miles away); Site of the Birthplace of David Adam Ice (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Joseph Snider Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 15, 2017
3. Joseph Snider Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 142 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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