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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dublin, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Pulaski County, 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 Pulaski County, VA (36) Bland County, VA (8) Carroll County, VA (17) Floyd County, VA (22) Giles County, VA (17) Montgomery County, VA (81) Radford Ind. City, VA (15) Wythe County, VA (49)  PulaskiCounty(36) Pulaski County (36)  BlandCounty(8) Bland County (8)  CarrollCounty(17) Carroll County (17)  FloydCounty(22) Floyd County (22)  GilesCounty(17) Giles County (17)  MontgomeryCounty(81) Montgomery County (81)  (15) Radford (15)  WytheCounty(49) Wythe County (49)
Pulaski is the county seat for Pulaski County
Dublin is in Pulaski County
      Pulaski County (36)  
ADJACENT TO PULASKI COUNTY
      Bland County (8)  
      Carroll County (17)  
      Floyd County (22)  
      Giles County (17)  
      Montgomery County (81)  
      Radford (15)  
      Wythe County (49)  
 
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1Virginia (Pulaski County), Dublin — "Dunkard's Bottom"
This tablet commemorates the first white settlement west of New River, made in 1745 near here by "Dunkers". In 1756 they built a fort for protection against Indians. In 1771 Col. William Christian built a home on this site. The stones in this . . . Map (db m41457) HM
2Virginia (Pulaski County), Dublin — American Veterans
In honor and memory of all American veterans from the Revolutionary War to the presentMap (db m162954) WM
3Virginia (Pulaski County), Dublin — K-38 — Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain
In April 1864 Grant ordered Brig. Gen. George Crook to cut the Virginia & Tennessee RR in Southwest Virginia. Near Cloyd’s Mountain, five miles north of Dublin, on 9 May Crook battled Confederate defenders commanded by Brig. Gen. Albert G. Jenkins. . . . Map (db m41409) HM
4Virginia (Pulaski County), Dublin — Battle of Cloyd's Farm
Here on May 9, 1864, was fought the Battle of Cloyd's Farm in which more than 800 gallant men were killed. Rutherford B. Hayes & William McKinley later presidents of the United States engaged in this battle as officers of the Union . . . Map (db m162942) HM
5Virginia (Pulaski County), Dublin — KE-5 — Battle of Cloyd's Mountain
Just to the west took place the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain, May 9, 1864. The Union General Crook, raiding to destroy the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad (N.&W.), met and repulsed General A. G. Jenkins, who was mortally wounded.Map (db m41410) HM
6Virginia (Pulaski County), Dublin — Christian-Cloyd Chimney
This chimney, formerly to the home of William Christian, brother-in-law to Patrick Henry & frontier militia commander, was built about 1772 a mile down stream at a site now submerged by Claytor Lake. In 1808 it became the home of Thomas Cloyd from . . . Map (db m41455) HM
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7Virginia (Pulaski County), Dublin — Colonel William Christian
This chimney marks the site of the home of Colonel William Christian Christiansburg, Va., was named for this Revolutionary War leader and Virginia patriot Chairman of the Fincastle Resolutions Committee and brother-in-law of . . . Map (db m41454) HM
8Virginia (Pulaski County), Dublin — KE 6 — New Dublin Presbyterian Church
This congregation, one of the oldest in Southwest Virginia, consisted of 45 families by 1769. Col.Joseph Cloyd, a Revolution army War officer, donated land for its first sanctuary, built 1/2 mile east of here ca. 1781. The present sanctuary (ca. . . . Map (db m138342) HM
9Virginia (Pulaski County), Dublin — K-284 — New River Ordnance Plant
Just south of here stood the New River Ordnance Plant, or Dublin Bagging Plant, a World War II facility established primarily for the bagging of propellant used for firing artillery shells. Construction of the plant, designed and operated by the . . . Map (db m126020) HM
10Virginia (Pulaski County), Dublin — Rearguard ActionBattle of Cloyd's Mountain — Virginia Civil War Trails —
(preface) Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, commander of all Union armies, ordered advances throughout the Confederacy in May 1864. In Virginia, Gen. George C. Meade led the Army of the Potomac across the Rappahannock River and south toward Richmond . . . Map (db m162941) HM
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022