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

“Border Grays”

 
 
“Border Grays” Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 22, 2018
1. “Border Grays” Marker
Inscription. Organized at Barboursville Sept. 18, 1862, with Captain William Gunn as commander. Served with the Guyandotte Battalion until Jan. 1863, then was assigned as Company D 8th Virginia Cavalry, CSA under Col. Albert G. Jenkins.
 
Erected 1965 by W. Va. Division, United Daughters of Confederacy and the West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 50.552′ N, 82° 8.291′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is on 4th Street east of Main Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Point Pleasant (here, next to this marker); “Legend of the Mothman” (within shouting distance of this marker); George Rogers Clark (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Silver Bridge Collapse (about 700 feet away); West Virginia / Ohio (about 700 feet away); Point Pleasant (about 700 feet away); Silver Bridge Collapse (about 800 feet away); Daniel Haymond Polsley (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
“Border Grays” and Historic Point Pleasant Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 22, 2018
2. “Border Grays” and Historic Point Pleasant Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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