Grafton in Taylor County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Anna Jarvis House
On June 2, 1861, Col. Ebenezer Dumont’s command rode the train from Grafton, disembarking here to continue on foot to attack the Confederates at Philippi. He commanded the 7th Indiana, the 14th Ohio, the 6th Indiana, and a section of artillery leaving Webster to move on Philippi.
Erected by West Virginia - West Virginia Civil War Trail.
Location. 39° 17.616′ N, 80° 2.652′ W. Marker is in Grafton, West Virginia, in Taylor County. Marker is on Shelby Run Road (U.S. 250). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grafton WV 26354, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anna Jarvis’ Birthplace (a few steps from this marker); John Simpson (approx. 2.9 miles away); Industrial School for Boys (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Taylor County Jail Pruntytown (approx. 3.3 miles away); John Barton Payne (approx. 3.3 miles away); Grafton (approx. 3˝ miles away); The First Campaign (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grafton.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 3. submitted on September 10, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.