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Fayetteville in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fayetteville

 
 
Fayetteville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
1. Fayetteville Marker
Inscription. In the attack on Federal forces here, 1863. Milton W. Humphreys, the educator and soldier, gunner of Bryan's Battery, 13th Virginia Light Artillery, C.S.A., first used “indirect firing,” now in universal military use.
 
Location. 38° 3.188′ N, 81° 6.24′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is on North Court Street (West Virginia Route 16), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. In front of the Fayette County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville WV 25840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Vandal ( here, next to this marker); Marquis de Lafayette ( a few steps from this marker); Battle of Fayetteville ( a few steps from this marker); Vandalia Cemetery ( about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fayetteville Town Park ( approx. half a mile away); Indirect Firing ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Townsend's Ferry ( approx. 1.7 miles away); Smoke, Coke, Coal, and Kaymoor ( approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Also see . . .  e-WV | Fayetteville. (Submitted on September 1, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Fayetteville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
2. Fayetteville Marker
Fayetteville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
3. Fayetteville Marker
Abraham Vandal marker is in the foreground at the sidewalk level in front of the Fayetteville marker.
Fayette County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
4. Fayette County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 30, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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