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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Buckhannon

 
Clickable Map of Upshur County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Upshur County, WV (10) Barbour County, WV (29) Harrison County, WV (24) Lewis County, WV (14) Randolph County, WV (80) Webster County, WV (3)  UpshurCounty(10) Upshur County (10)  BarbourCounty(29) Barbour County (29)  HarrisonCounty(24) Harrison County (24)  LewisCounty(14) Lewis County (14)  RandolphCounty(80) Randolph County (80)  WebsterCounty(3) Webster County (3)
Buckhannon, West Virginia and Vicinity
    Upshur County (10)
    Barbour County (29)
    Harrison County (24)
    Lewis County (14)
    Randolph County (80)
    Webster County (3)
 
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1West Virginia (Upshur County), Buckhannon — Buckhannon / Frontier Days
Buckhannon. Named for chief of Delaware Indians. John Jackson settled near in 1769. John Bush built a fort which was destroyed by Indians, 1782. A settlement which grew up there became the county seat of Harrison. W. Va. Wesleyan College is . . . — Map (db m14417) HM
2West Virginia (Upshur County), Buckhannon — Destruction at the CourthouseThe Raiders Strike — Jenkins's Raid —
(Preface): Confederate Gen. Albert G. Jenkins led 550 cavalrymen on a 500-mile raid from Salt Sulphur Springs, Aug. 22-Sept. 12, 1862, attacking Federal forces and destroying military stores. He captured and paroled 300 Union soldiers, . . . — Map (db m58723) HM
3West Virginia (Upshur County), Buckhannon — Jenkins in BuckhannonThe Raiders Strike — Jenkins's Raid —
(Preface): Confederate Gen. Albert G. Jenkins led 550 cavalrymen on a 500-mile raid from Salt Sulphur Springs, Aug. 22-Sept. 12, 1862, attacking Federal forces and destroying military stores. He captured and paroled 300 Union soldiers, . . . — Map (db m58725) HM
4West Virginia (Upshur County), Buckhannon — McClellan's Buckhannon CampPrelude to Rich Mountain — The First Campaign —
(Preface): In the spring of 1861, Union forces rushed into northwestern Virginia to secure the vital Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, protect important turnpikes, and support Unionists against Confederates. The two sides fought numerous . . . — Map (db m58724) HM
5West Virginia (Upshur County), Buckhannon — The Bassel HouseThe Columns Unite — Jones-Imboden Raid —
On April 20, 1863, Confederate Gens. William E. “Grumble” Jones and John D. Imboden began a raid from Virginia through present-day West Virginia against the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Taking separate routes, they later reported . . . — Map (db m58722) HM
6West Virginia (Upshur County), Buckhannon — The History CenterSouthern Methodist Church Building — 81 West Main Street —
81 West Main Street, The History Center, est. 1983, by The Upshur County Historical Society, built, 1853 as the Southern Methodist Church Building. During the night of August 30, 1862, Civil War action in the form of Jenkins’ . . . — Map (db m14182) HM
 
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