Minnehaha Springs in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Jackson’s Huntersville Line
Early in June 1865, one of the last encounters between armed Federal and Confederate forces occurred a short distance southeast of here. A Federal cavalry detachment had ridden into Pocahontas County from Clarksburg to reclaim any Federal property they might find, to make sure there were no Confederate forces still active, and to parole all who laid down their arms. The Federal
Erected by West Virginia Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the West Virginia Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 38° 9.909′ N, 79° 58.959′ W. Marker is in Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 92 and West Virginia Route 39, in the median on State Route 92. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marlinton WV 24954, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand (approx. 1.7 miles away); Huntersville (approx. 2˝ miles away); Huntersville Jail / Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Rider Gap (approx. 3.6 miles away); West Virginia / Virginia (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mountain Grove (approx. 6.8 miles away in Virginia); Marlinton: Heritage (approx. 7.2 miles away); Marlinton (approx. 7˝ miles away).
More about this marker. On the left is a sketch of "Union cavalry burning a mill" - Courtesy Library of Congress
On the upper right are portraits of "Gen. William W. Averell" Courtesy Library of Congress and "Gen. William L. Jackson" Courtesy West Virginia University Library
On the lower right is a sketch of "Union cavalry on the march" - Courtesy Library of Congress
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.