Riverton in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The “Battle” of Riverton
First Union Raid into Pendleton County
Location. 38° 44.58′ N, 79° 26.142′ W. Marker is in Riverton, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on Germany Valley Road (County Route 9) 0.6 miles east of Mountaineer Drive (U.S. 33), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. On the road to Seneca Caverns just after you leave the town of Riverton. Marker is in this post office area: Riverton WV 26814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named "Battle" of Riverton (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oriskany Sand (about 800 feet away); Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand (approx. 3 miles away); Last Union Raid (approx. 3.2 miles away); Germany Valley (approx. 3.2 miles away); Spruce Knob (approx. 5.1 miles away); Seneca Rocks (approx. 7.1 miles away); More Than One Way Up (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverton.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2011, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2011, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.