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Hedgesville in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Battle of North Mountain Depot

 
 
Battle of North Mountain Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 12, 2018
1. Battle of North Mountain Depot Marker
Inscription. This boulder marks the site on Camp Hill where the batteries were fired during the War Between the States in the raid on the federal blockhouse, located at North Mountain. On July 4, 1864, the 14th, 16th, and 17th Regiments of General McCausland's Army of Northern Virginia captured 2,500 troops and supplies, the blockhouse, and the B.& O.R.R. Bridge over Back Creek were burned the prisoners marched to Winchester, Virginia.
 
Erected by Hedgesville Chapter, C.D.C. No. 265.
 
Location. 39° 33.356′ N, 77° 59.481′ W. Marker is in Hedgesville, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on North Mary Street (West Virginia Route 901) south of East Poplar Street. Touch for map. On the grounds of Hedgesville Middle School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 334 Schoolhouse Drive, Hedgesville WV 25427, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hedgesville Historic District National Register Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Hedgesville (approx. ¼ mile away); Camp Hopkins (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hammond House (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Frederick
Battle of North Mountain Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 12, 2018
2. Battle of North Mountain Depot Marker
(approx. 3.8 miles away in Maryland); Nathan Williams (approx. 3.8 miles away in Maryland); Fort Frederick Officers’ Quarters (approx. 3.8 miles away in Maryland); a different marker also named Fort Frederick (approx. 3.8 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hedgesville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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