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

Bedford’s Volunteer Company

 
 
Bedford’s Volunteer Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
1. Bedford’s Volunteer Company Marker
Inscription.
Oct. 10, 1774
In memory of
Bedford’s Volunteer Company
which fought in
The Battle of Point Pleasant
Thomas Buford, Captain
Thomas Dooley, Lieut.
Sergeants
Jonathan Cundiff, Ensign
Nicholas Mead • William Kennedy • John Fields • Thomas Fliping

Abraham Sharp • Absalom McClanahan • William Bryant • William McColister • James Scarbara • John McClanahan • James McBride • John Carter • William Overstreet • Robert Hill • Samuel Davis • Zachariah Kennot • Augustine Hackworth • William Cook • Uriah Squires • Thomas Hall • William Hamrick • Nathaniel Cooper • John Cook • Mr. Waugh Cadate • John McGlahlen • John Campbell • William Campbell • Adam Lin • Thomas Stephens William Keer • Gerrott Kelley • James Ard • William Deal • John Bozel • John Welch • Robert Boyd • Thomas Hamrick • James Boyd • James Dale • Robert Ewing • Francis Seed • William Hackworth • John Roberts • Joseph White • Joseph Bunch • Jacob Dooley • Thomas Owen • John Read • John Wood

 
Erected 1931 by Peaks of Otter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 37° 20.054′ 
Battle of Point Pleasant Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
2. Battle of Point Pleasant Monument
N, 79° 31.331′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Virginia, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Business U.S. 460) and Court Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford VA 24523, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bedford (here, next to this marker); Bedford County WWII Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bedford (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peaks of Otter Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Avenel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Randolph-Macon Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home of John Goode (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Also see . . .  "Manufactured History": Re-Fighting the Battle of Point Pleasant. West Virginia History, vol 56(1997), pp.76-87 West Virginia Division of Culture and History (Submitted on June 24, 2011.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Bedford County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
3. Bedford County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,030 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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