Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Yankee Army Camp
November 5, 1863
Eight-year-old C.L. Stulting lived on the farm with Hermannus and Johannah Staulting (ancestors of Pearl S. Buck). Staulting wrote "around 6 o'clock, we were all sitting around the breakfast table unaware of there being any soldiers in our neighborhood, when we heard the firing of army guns just outside of the house."
Erected by West Virginia Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the West Virginia Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 38° 8.46′ N, 80° 12.235′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 219), on the right when Touch for map. Located in front of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace site. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro WV 24946, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck (here, next to this marker); Union Camp (a few steps from this marker); Hillsboro (approx. ¼ mile away); Mill Point (approx. 1.7 miles away); William L. "Mudwall" Jackson (approx. 2.4 miles away); 3rd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. 3.7 miles away); 22nd Virginia Infantry (approx. 3.8 miles away); Chapman’s, Jackson’s, and Lurty’s Virginia Batteries (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 843 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.