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Union in Monroe County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Porcher Miles

 
 
William Porcher Miles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 6, 2012
1. William Porcher Miles Marker
Inscription. In Green Hill Cemetery is the grave of William Porcher Miles, who was a Congressman from SC, a signer of the SC Ordinance of Secession and a member of the Confederate Congress. During the Civil War he served on the staff of General PGT Beauregard where he helped to negotiate surrender of Fort Sumter and was designer of the Confederate Battle Flag.
 
Location. 37° 35.466′ N, 80° 32.604′ W. Marker is in Union, West Virginia, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Nota Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Monroe County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 350 Main Street, Union WV 24983, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General John Echols ( a few steps from this marker); Crook's Occupation of Union ( a few steps from this marker); Union ( within shouting distance of this marker); Bishop Matthew W. Clair, Sr. ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chapman House ( about 400 feet away); Gen. John Echols House ( about 600 feet away); Union College ( about 700 feet away); Civil War Monument ( approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
William Porcher Miles Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2015
2. William Porcher Miles Marker
William Porcher Miles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 6, 2012
3. William Porcher Miles Marker
Grave marker for William P Miles located in Green Hill Cemetery. GPS Coordinates for the grave are 37.5935N 80.5354W
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 7, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   2. submitted on June 3, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on September 7, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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