Near Covington in Alleghany County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Oakland Presbyterian Church
A monument in the churchyard marks the graves of many who died in the church hospital.
Erected by Julia Jackson Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 37° 48.123′ N, 79° 51.613′ W. Marker is near Covington, Virginia, in Alleghany County. Marker can be reached from Selma Low Moor Road (Virginia Route 696) 0.2 miles west of Oakland Drive (Virginia Route 1002), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Covington VA 24426, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oakland Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Oakland Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakland Grove Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Low Moor Iron Company Coke Ovens Douthat State Park (approx. 4 miles away); Fort Breckenridge (approx. 6.3 miles away); Falling Spring Falls (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Road to the Kanawha (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Also see . . . Oakland Grove Presbyterian Church (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on August 22, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches, Etc. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.