Near Dublin in Pulaski County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain
Erected 1991 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-38.)
Location. 37° 10.475′ N, 80° 42.541′ W. Marker is near Dublin, Virginia, in Pulaski County. Marker is on Cleburne Boulevard (Virginia Route 100) 0.3 miles south of Cloyds Mountain Road, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dublin VA 24084, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Giles County / Pulaski County (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cloyd's Mountain (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old-Fashioned Camp Meeting (approx. 4.1 miles away); Mountain Evangelist First Settlement (approx. 6.3 miles away); Page’s Meeting House (approx. 6.6 miles away); New River Bridge (approx. 7.6 miles away); The New River (approx. 7.7 miles away).
More about this marker. In the 1930s a marker with this same title and number was erected on U.S. 11 at Route 100 in Dublin. It read, “Five miles north, at Cloyd’s Mountain, General George Crook, raiding south to destroy the Virginia and Tennessee railroad (N&W), met and repulsed General A. G. Jenkins in a fierce action, May 9, 1864. Jenkins was mortally wounded.” Margaret Peters reported it missing in her 1989 Guidebook to Virginia’s Historic Markers.
Also see . . . CWASC Battle Summaries - Cloyd’s Mountain. (Submitted on April 3, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 873 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 5, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.