Near Beverly in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Stable Yard
Rich Mountain Battleﬁeld
"As regiment after regiment of the enemy came into view, our small force saw it had heavy work..."
Confederate Captain David Curry
Location. 38° 51.975′ N, 79° 56.033′ W. Marker is near Beverly, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is on Rich Mountain Road / Files Creek Road (County Route 37/8), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in the Rich Mountain Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Beverly WV 26253, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Rich Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Rich Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); General William S. Rosecrans (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hart House (within shouting distance of this marker); Rich Mountain / Hart House Artillery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camp Garnett (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fortifications (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beverly.
More about this marker. On the left is a sketch depicting a scene from the battle. Confederate defenders took shelter behind the stable and among the large bounders around you. On the right is a photo of a carving on a boulder. After the war, veterans carved names of fallen comrades on nearby rocks. Clay Jackson, a young private in the Upshur Grays, 25th Virginia Infantry, was killed in the first burst of fire. To preserve carvings, please do not touch or rub them.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 801 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.