Near Franklin in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Confederate Prayer Service
Pendleton County Civil War Landmark
Location. 38° 37.066′ N, 79° 20.762′ W. Marker is near Franklin, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on U.S. 220 0.1 miles north of Smith Creek Road (County Route 18), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin WV 26807, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Devonian Shale (approx. ¼ mile away); Trout Rock (approx. 1.7 miles away); Destruction of Saltpeter Works (approx. 1.7 miles away); Trout Rock Fort (approx. 1.7 miles away); McCoy House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pendleton County World War I Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Franklin (approx. 1.8 miles away); Murder of Ambrose Meadows (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Also see . . . Pendleton County in the Civil War. Page five of the county's Civil War history mentions the prayer service. "On Sunday morning following the Battle of McDowell, General Jackson and his men attended church service conducted by Adjutant (Submitted on August 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 894 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.