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McDowell in Highland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

McDowell VA - May 8, 1862

 
 
McDowell VA - May 8, 1862 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, September 11, 1999
1. McDowell VA - May 8, 1862 Marker
Inscription. In this area are buried Confederate and Union soldiers who died at McDowell VA - May 8, 1862
 
Location. 38° 19.933′ N, 79° 29.304′ W. Marker is in McDowell, Virginia, in Highland County. Marker is at the intersection of Highland Turnpike (U.S. 250) and Bullpasture River Road (Virginia Route 678), on the right when traveling west on Highland Turnpike. Touch for map. This Marker is at a break in a rail fence beside US-250 directly across the street from the McDowell Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Dowell VA 24458, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of McDowell (within shouting distance of this marker); Village of McDowell (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of McDowell (approx. mile away); Commemorating The Battle Of McDowell (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Battle of McDowell (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of McDowell (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of McDowell (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of McDowell (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McDowell.
 
More about this marker.
Cairn for marker with Presbyterian Church across the road image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, September 11, 1999
2. Cairn for marker with Presbyterian Church across the road
The site contains about 20 tombstones of soldiers from both sides of the Battle of McDowell.
 
Additional keywords. cemetery, battle
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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